Pollution is contamination and degradation of the natural
environment. This could take the form of noise, litter,
smells, gases or poor air quality among other things. As an
environment city we take pollution very seriously.
This section is full of advice and information about pollution
and how it is tackled in Peterborough.
There are several different ways of dealing with domestic noise problems, please consider the following informaion and decide what you think is the best way to deal with your problem.
Peterborough City Council investigates air pollutants, benzene, 1,3-butadine, carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter (known as PM10) and sulphur dioxide.
A nuisance is where the actions of another are unreasonable and cause a substantial interference to the use and enjoyment of a resident’s property or are prejudicial to health.
We investigate complaints about hedges that are made up of two or more trees over two metres tall and predominantly evergreen or semi-evergreen.
Certain industrial processes that emit pollution must apply for and obtain a permit.
Radon is a radioactive gas that you can't see, hear, feel or taste. It comes from the minute amounts of uranium that occur naturally.