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NSIP Regime Extended To Nuclear Waste
The government has laid before parliament the Infrastructure Planning (Radioactive Waste Geological Disposal Facilities) Order 2015.
UK
11 Feb 2015
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The Latest Advancement On Procedural Fairness In Planning Hearings
On the 5th December 2014, the Court of Appeal allowed an appeal by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Taylor Wimpey Ltd against the objecting residents in Great Dunmow, who had successfully challenged a previous appeal decision on the basis of material prejudice at the hearing.
UK
23 Jan 2015
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Eric Pickles Approves Javelin Park EfW
On 6 January 2015, over a year since the public inquiry into the appeal opened, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has granted an appeal against Gloucester County Council’s refusal to grant planning permission for Urbaser Balfour Beatty’s Javelin Park Energy from Waste (‘EfW’).
UK
22 Jan 2015
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Construction On ‘World’s Largest’ Tidal Energy Project To Commence 2015
Construction looks set to begin on the Meygen tidal energy Project off the coast of Caithness in Scotland next month after conditions were finalised in order to initiate the first drawdown from financiers (Crown Estate and Scottish Enterprise).
UK
29 Dec 2014
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Operation Of The National Planning Framework
Since its introduction in March 2012 the coalition Government’s flagship National Planning Policy Framework (‘NPPF’).
UK
17 Dec 2014
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New Cumbrian Nuclear Power Plant Have Obtained Government Funding
In June 2011, a site in West Cumbria was confirmed as a suitable location for the development of a new nuclear power station. The project is named ‘Moorside’ and is proposed by NuGeneration Limited (‘NuGen’)- a UK nuclear company- who hope to develop a new generation nuclear power station of up to 3.4 GW.
UK
3 Dec 2014
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Scottish Government Wind Turbine Good Practice Guidance Consultation Commences
Last week the Scottish Government released a draft consultation document titled; public engagement on Wind Turbine proposals: Good practice guidance.
UK
14 Nov 2014
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Department For Communities And Local Government (DCLG) Onshore Wind Guidance
Earlier this month, the Department for Communities and Local Government released ‘Community Benefits for Onshore Wind Developments
UK
13 Oct 2014
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EU To Approve UK Government’s State Aid Deal To Fund Hinkley Point C New Nuclear Power Station
The European Union is to approve the state aid deal to fund the construction and operation of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, with the developer, EDF Energy.
UK
29 Sep 2014
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St Albans City & District Council To Challenge Pickles' Decision To Allow Helioslough Appeal
St Albans City and District Council have lodged a claim in the High Court to challenge the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government’s decision to grant planning permission for the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) following an appeal by Helioslough Limited to build on the green belt site of the former Radlett Airfield in Hertfordshire.
UK
1 Sep 2014
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DECC Publishes White Paper On Implementing Geological Disposal
Following a consultation on improving the process of finding a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), the Government published a White Paper on 24th July 2014.
UK
24 Jul 2014
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Strategic Rail Freight Interchange, Colne Valley
The Secretary of State has issued his long awaited decision on Helioslough’s appeal against St. Albans City & District Council.
UK
16 Jul 2014
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Knowingly Permit Breach Of Environmental Permit – Landowners Criminal Liability
The Court of Appeal have ruled that a landowner can be held criminally liable for a breach of the environmental permitting regulations carried out on their land by a third party where they have knowledge of the regulated act taking place.
UK
18 Jun 2014
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