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Does ‘never volunteer for anything’ apply to environmental statements?

Does ‘never volunteer for anything’ apply to environmental statements?
Published on: 04 April 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Does ‘never volunteer for anything’ apply to environmental statements?
  • Fruitful grounds of legal challenge
  • Sometimes definitely required
  • Sometimes potentially required
  • Not intended to be all-encompassing
  • Thinking about volunteering
  • Secretary of State directions
  • What would a direction mean for your proposals?
  • A risk-based approach

Article summary

Environment analysis: Sheridan Treger, senior associate in the planning and environment team at Berwin Leighton Paisner, considers circumstances where developers might increase their project’s certainties of cost, timescale and outcome by voluntarily submitting an environmental statement, even where the EIA Regulations do not require it. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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