Environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment and appropriate assessment

Environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment and appropriate assessment guidance:

The Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (Habitats Directive) aims to promote the maintenance of biodiversity by requiring Member States to take measures to maintain or restore...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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What are AONBs? Areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONBs) are areas of countryside in England and Wales outside national parks which are designated in recognition of...

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What is biodiversity net gain? Biodiversity net gain is a principle which aims to leave the natural environment in a measurably better state after development than...

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TitleDirective 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009 on the conservation of wild birds (codified version)*Latest consolidated...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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Brexit impact The UK has voted to leave the EU. This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU—for further information on Brexit impact on EIA see: Brexit and EIA. For further...

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The Welsh Government introduced the Environment (Wales) Bill (E(W) Bill) on 11 May 2015. The Environment (Wales) Act 2016 (E(W)A 2016) received Royal Assent on 21 March...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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Produced in partnership with Heather Sargent of Landmark Chambers Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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For an overview of how the UK’s proposed withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) will impact the environmental impact assessment (EIA) regime, see Brexit and EIA. The Planning...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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