25-year plan moots 'net environmental gain' principle for development

The government has announced plans to embed a ‘net environmental gain’ principle for housing and infrastructure development in its 25-year environment plan

Great crested newt. Photograph: Aloyzas Balbierius/123RF
Great crested newts: government will explore the potential for district-protected species licensing to be expanded. Photograph: Aloyzas Balbierius/123RF

The government has announced plans to seek to embed a “net environmental gain” principle for housing and infrastructure development as part of 25-year environment plan proposals intended to put the environment at the heart of planning.

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