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About NIEA

Last updated: 15 August 2014

Welcome to the Northern Ireland Environment Agency’s Website

This website is for general use by members of the public, businesses, local councils, scientific specialists, researchers and teachers. It provides a gateway to the wealth of information and services relating to Northern Ireland's natural environment and built heritage.

Please have a browse and if you require more information please contact us or for more information. You may wish to read our Terms and Conditions.

The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) is an Agency within the Department of Environment with approximately 800 staff.

We aim to provide a high standard of service to our customers. These standards are set out in the following:

The NIEA Customer Complaints procedure is being updated. A new Customer Complaints procedure will be place on this web-page before the middle of August 2014. If you would like a copy of the current Customer Complaints procedure before the new version is available, please contact Stuart McDougall at

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