EIA reform: What’s in store for the developers' ‘bogeyman’?

The government’s plan to ‘build, build, build’ its way to economic recovery could have significant repercussions for the environment. Conor McGlone asks what kind of changes might be made to the EIA regime, which was already considered too cumbersome by many prior to the Covid-19 pandemic.

by Conor McGlone
The UK government will unveil huge changes to the planning system sometime next month. Photograph: Jung Getty/Getty Images
The UK government will unveil huge changes to the planning system sometime next month. Photograph: Jung Getty/Getty Images

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