10 Aug 2018

London best city for EV infrastructure Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: Spotahome analysis finds London is best place to get access to electric vehicle charging points.

Europe, United Kingdom
10 Aug 2018

Government responds to green finance report Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: Government reveals it will not commit to addressing the collapse of UK clean energy investment as it responds to green finance report.

10 Aug 2018

Yale ranks UK as sixth most environmentally-friendly country in world Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: Index ranks UK highly in biodiversity and water but poorly in forests and fisheries.

Europe, United Kingdom
10 Aug 2018

Drought and flood events will cost the water industry (and the taxpayer) Locked

Flood Briefing: The Institution of Mechanical Engineers makes recommendations for improving resilience of the UK to drought and flood events.

Europe, United Kingdom
10 Aug 2018

EIA completed for Mossy Hill wind farm

EIA +Planning Briefing: ES submitted as part of 50MW wind farm planning application.

10 Aug 2018

Sand and gravel quarries for Nottinghamshire

EIA +Planning Briefing: Nottinghamshire County Council sets minerals priorities up to 2036 including the development of three new quarries.

Europe, United Kingdom
9 Aug 2018

Green light for Greater Manchester green vision

EIA +Planning Briefing: Approval given for plans to make Greater Manchester one of the greenest cities in the UK.

9 Aug 2018

Norfolk Boreas ecological surveys concluded

Ecology Briefing: Ecological surveying of proposed 1.8GW offshore wind farm is completed.

9 Aug 2018

Stay of execution for Coul Links wildlife

Ecology Briefing: Unable to reach a decision for proposed golf course, Scottish Ministers extend application’s consideration period.

3 Aug 2018

Hereford Bypass takes step closer with route announcement Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: Herford’s western relief road now has a preferred route as the detailed environmental investigations get underway.

Europe, United Kingdom
3 Aug 2018

French-UK interconnector to go through DCO process

EIA +Planning Briefing: The AQUIND interconnector is given DCO route despite not qualifying as an NSIP.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Holmwood drilling one step closer with EA permits

EIA +Planning Briefing: Europa Oil and Gas Ltd has secured permits allowing it to drill an oil well at Holmwood and store oil on site.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Is the tide turning for UK AD?

EIA +Planning Briefing: Developments at a UK and EU level may see significant investment for the UK’s AD industry in the near future.

26 Jul 2018

Industry reacts to drought with coordinated response

EIA +Planning Briefing: The National Drought Group has agreed a number of actions to tackle the UK’s driest summer since 1961.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Offshore wind to get next CfD auction next year

EIA +Planning Briefing: BEIS to hold next offshore wind contracts for difference auction in May 2019.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Infrastructure resilence high in national adaptation programme Locked

Flood Briefing: Flooding and habitat restoration are also prioritised in second national adaptation programme.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Government consults on shale gas permitted development Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: Environment still afforded protections under scenario where shale gas is eligible for permitted development rights.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Republic of Ireland on alert over Wyfla Newydd impacts Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: UK government invites the Republic of Ireland to participate in Wylfa Newydd consultation as potential significant impacts are identified.

Europe, United Kingdom
26 Jul 2018

Final green light for fracking at Preston New Road Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: No more delays as BEIS gives final go ahead for hydraulic fracking for a horizontal well at Preston New Road.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

UU requests permission for further abstraction Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: United Utilities has applied for three drought permits to allow it to abstract more water despite low river levels.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

Brexit could provide flexibility for EIA, RTPI says Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: Depending on the deal struck, the UK’s exit from the EU may provide opportunities to alter the Annex I and II requirements of the EIA Directive.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

Offshore wind decommissioning costs released Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: BEIS report sets out estimated costs of decommissioning offshore wind farms.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

South England marine plan adopted

Flood Briefing: MMO marine plan will set the agenda for development and environmental protection between Kent and Devon.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

CWIEM director demands climate adaptation

EIA +Planning Briefing: Alistair Chrisholm urges government to heed warnings and adapt to climatic uncertainty.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

YouGov poll finds support for onshore wind

EIA +Planning Briefing: A YouGov poll has found people would back the government if it renewed support for onshore wind farms.

Europe, United Kingdom
20 Jul 2018

United Utilities imposes hosepipe ban Locked

Flood Briefing: Water shortages across the north west force United Utilities into a hosepipe ban.

Europe, United Kingdom
13 Jul 2018

NIA says UK must prepare for droughts and flooding Locked

Flood Briefing: The National Infrastructure Assessment calls on the government to appropriately prepare for droughts and flooding.

Europe, United Kingdom
13 Jul 2018

Dangerous pollution incidents increasing, says EA report

Brownfield Briefing: The Environment Agency’s latest report also finds South West Water and Northumbrian Water are the worst performers for environmental compliance.

Europe, United Kingdom
13 Jul 2018

NIA prompts rethink on EfW plants

EIA +Planning Briefing: Recycle plastics, collect more food waste and build less incinerators - NIA concludes.

Europe, United Kingdom
13 Jul 2018

Single shale environmental regulator a bad idea, committee concludes Locked

EIA +Planning Briefing: The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has rejected proposals to merge fracking regulators into a single shale environmental regulator.