A planning inspector has overturned a Sussex council’s decision to refuse permission for a housing development, dismissing the local authority’s concerns that the air pollution arising from the additional vehicle trips generated by the project would adversely impact a special area of conservation
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Conservation covenants are back on the government’s policy agenda as a method for underpinning net gain. Here is everything you need to know about them...
Inoes, Cuadrilla and IGas have challenged a North Yorkshire council’s fracking policy, arguing it is inconsistent with national planning policy
Natural habitats being considered for protected status by European Commission may not be designated after Brexit, according to draft regulations laid before parliament on Monday
The developer of one of the UK’s biggest solar farms has been told it cannot scope out great crested newt habitat from the project's environmental impact assessment.
Natural England has backtracked on its support for a vehicle path through a protected wildlife site on a grouse moor shooting estate in light of a landmark court ruling and a second habitats assessment
Jamie Carpenter: There is concern that the growing scale of EIA documentation is making it harder for decision-makers and the public to understand a project’s true impacts
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