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Environmental Impact Assessment Directives—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June 1985 on the assessment of the effects of certain...
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11th Aug
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Preparing an environmental statementContextEnvironmental impact assessment (EIA) is an assessment of a project’s likely significant environmental...
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10th Aug
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Procedural requirements for environmental statements and decisions on EIA applicationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on...
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10th Aug
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The duty to give reasons for planning decisionsCircumstances in which the duty to give reasons for planning decisions arisesIn 2013, the duty to give...
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9th Aug
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Environmental impact assessment: meaning of ‘significant effect’IntroductionEIA is an assessment of a project's likely significant environmental...
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Produced in partnership with Heather Sargent of Landmark Chambers 9th Aug
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Environmental impact assessment—screening and scopingIntroductionEnvironmental impact assessment (EIA) aims to protect the environment by ensuring...
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9th Aug
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Environment Agency guidance for planning applications in EnglandIntroductionPlanning applications have to be determined in accordance with the...
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9th Aug
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Environmental impact assessments and Development Consent OrdersContextThe Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008) sets out a development consent regime for...
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9th Aug
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Environmental impact assessments—key pointsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the...
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Directive 2014/52/EU on environmental impact assessmentTransposition of EU Directive 2014/52/EUOn 12 March 2014, the European Parliament voted in...
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9th Aug
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Environmental Impact Assessment and the Habitats DirectiveIntroductionWhere EU law requires an environmental impact assessment (EIA) of a proposed...
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