EIA Benchmarking Monitor

Track EIA activity on the biggest infrastructure projects in England and Wales. Find up-to-the-minute details of environmental statements and EIA scoping reports and opinions in our live table, and read the latest EIA-related news and in-depth analysis.

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EIA Benchmarking Monitor: live table

EIA Benchmarking Monitor: live table

Our live table contains details of the latest EIA activity on major projects being decided via the fast-track Planning Act 2008 regime for infrastructure schemes in England and Wales.

Latest EIA updates

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Scoping opinion adopted: Extension to Allington Energy from Waste Facility

?The Planning Inspectorate has adopted a scoping opinion on behalf of the secretary of state in respect of the proposed Extension to Allington Energy from Waste Facility project.

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Environmental statement published: AQUIND Interconnector

Developer AQUIND Ltd has published an environmental statement in respect of the proposed AQUIND Interconnector project.

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Environmental statement published: Portishead Branch Line - MetroWest Phase 1

Developer North Somerset District Council has published an environmental statement in respect of the proposed Portishead Branch Line - MetroWest Phase 1 project.

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Environmental statement published: East Anglia TWO Offshore Windfarm

Developer ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited has published an environmental statement in respect of the proposed East Anglia TWO Offshore Windfarm project.

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Scoping opinion adopted: Sheringham and Dudgeon Extension Projects

The Planning Inspectorate has adopted a scoping opinion on behalf of the secretary of state in respect of the proposed Sheringham and Dudgeon Extension Projects.

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Scoping opinion adopted: A47 North Tuddenham to Easton

The Planning Inspectorate has adopted a scoping opinion on behalf of the secretary of state in respect of the proposed A47 North Tuddenham to Easton project.

Latest EIA news & analysis

EIA Benchmarking Monitor Land, Ecology & Development

Has a farmer breached EIA rules by removing dry stone walls?

Has a farmer breached EIA rules by removing dry stone walls?

A farmer, accused of “industrial-scale environmental destruction” after clearing six miles of dry stone wall to create a ‘prairie’, is under investigation for a suspected breach of environmental impact assessment regulations. James Fair examines their value

EIA Benchmarking Monitor Land, Ecology & Development

Transport for London awards Silvertown Tunnel contract despite legal threats

Transport for London has officially awarded the contract for its controversial Silvertown Tunnel project despite concerns from clean air campaigners that it will entrench car dependency and worsen local air quality

EIA Benchmarking Monitor Land, Ecology & Development

Major road scheme must not scope out effects of PM2.5 pollution, says Planning Inspectorate

Highways England has been told it cannot pick and choose which air pollutants to scope out of its environmental impact assessment for a dual carriageway expansion in Norwich

EIA Benchmarking Monitor Energy

‘Utterly reprehensible!’: Drax gas plant approval sparks fury and disappointment

The government’s decision to disregard a panel of examiners’ recommendation to refuse Drax’s 3.6GW gas plant on climate change grounds has been met with anger in many quarters

EIA Benchmarking Monitor Land, Ecology & Development

HS2’s ‘green benefits’ could take 100 years, says its chief executive

The environmental benefits promised by HS2 could take around 100 years to materialise, according to the project’s head

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