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How will the Planning (Wales) Act affect the consenting of energy generation projects?

United Kingdom - July 7 2015 The Planning (Wales) Act 2015 ("the Act") received Royal Assent today. The Act introduces a variety of policy and procedural changes to the Welsh…

Co-authors: Kee Evans.

Energy e-briefing: Environmental Impact Assessment

European Union - April 29 2013 The European Commission has published Guidance on Integrating Climate Change and Biodiversity into Environmental Impact Assessment, which aims to…

RWE powers ‘significant’ UK wind farm project

United Kingdom - March 20 2013 Energy company RWE Npower Renewables, a UK subsidiary of RWE AG, was last week granted consent by the Secretary of State on 13 March 2013 for the…

Co-authors: Michelle T Davies, Stephen Collings.

Energy and natural resources e-briefing - European environmental impact assessments: significant changes

European Union - December 11 2012 After conducting an extensive review of existing procedures, the European Commission has published a draft amending directive that points to significant changes to the EIA process.

Co-authors: Paul Wootton.

UK Defra review of the Habitats and Wild Birds Directive

United Kingdom - April 27 2012 The Government has already demonstrated its intention to revise and reform planning guidance to support economic growth, in the NPPF, while affording proper protection to environmental receptors.

Co-authors: Marcus Trinick.