Clive Betts, chair of the Commons’ Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee, talks to Rachel Salvidge about the government’s plans to speed up the planning process for fracking and how DEFRA’s 25-Year Environment Plan is not yet on other departments’ radars
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Businesses will take control of their own energy use, generating 25% of their electricity onsite, a Centrica survey has suggested
A victim of its own popularity, the feed-in tariffs scheme is to end next year. Paul Hatchwell looks at the issues and alternatives to a scheme that led to an explosion of small-scale renewable generation capacity
Has England’s key planning policy blueprint brought development in line with the 25-Year Environment Plan, delivered more protection for habitats, improved air quality and delivered on the principles of net gain, as intended? James Agyepong-Parsons investigates
The government has published the first of hundreds of statutory instruments that will be required to convert EU law into domestic law ahead of Brexit day, including draft regulations to amend legislation on the deployment of low-carbon electricity generation in the UK
Richard Macrory: Court holds wind farm developer’s financial offers to local community was irrelevant to planning decision as there was no real link between proposed benefits and development
Wind farm developers and councils need to pay close attention to planning law when dealing with payments to communities hosting the developments, experts say. Catherine Early investigates
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