The environmental statement covering part of the second leg of the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project has pledged to ensure that there is ‘no net loss of biodiversity’ rather than deliver the more ambitious ‘environmental net gain’ set out in recent policy
Techniques involving the deployment of specialist natural enemies including mites, bugs and fungi are being piloted in the UK in a bid to halt invasive species’ attempts to override native habitats. James Agyepong-Parsons reports from the frontline
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Groups opposed to Heathrow airport’s expansion plans will take their legal challenges to a full trial next year, following a High Court hearing yesterday
The High Court has quashed a planning approval granted for two energy storage systems on a rural site in Hampshire after the local council accepted it had erred in concluding that the project was not development that required an environmental impact assessment
Campaigners have started a legal challenge against the Department for Transport over the proposed Oxford to Cambridge Expressway, arguing that the decision to select a preferred route for the transport corridor had failed to adequately consider the environmental impacts of the scheme
Highways England has combined satellite and terrestrial data to develop what it calls a “groundbreaking approach to promoting wildlife habitat” along trunk roads in Devon and Cornwall
Richard Macrory: Failure to correctly apply environmental assessment rules may not be fatal to a planning permission, but voluntary submission could save a developer time and money
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