Freedom of Information (FOI) refers to your right to access records held by state organisations. This is set out in the Freedom of Act 2014.
You have the right to ask the EPA to provide any records about yourself and records on other information.
You do not have to give a reason why you want to see these records. A decision on your Freedom of Information (FOI) request will usually be made within 4 weeks.
If you’re thinking about making a freedom of information request and would like further information, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org. The information you’re looking for may be available outside of FOI.
You can ask for records held by the EPA:
A record can be an electronic document, a printout, a map or audio-visual material.
There is no fee for making a request under the FOI Act. However, you may have to pay some fees for administration and reviews. Find out more about fees here.
You can email your request to email@example.com
You can also send your request by Post to:
PO Box 3000
Johnstown Castle Estate
In your FOI request, you should:
You can ask the EPA for an internal review by a more senior officer. They will let you know the result of the review within 3 weeks.
If you are not happy with the outcome of the internal review, you can ask for a review by the Information Commissioner.
The EPA follows the principles of openness, transparency and accountability and publishes as much information as possible. For example, we provide information on:
Find out more in the FOI Publication Scheme.