Who should prepare Environmental Statements? The consultation document from DCLG on change to the EIA regulations proposes that ES’s should only be prepared by competent experts. At Stephenson Halliday we have extensive experience of undertaking EIA and preparing Environmental Statements and have obtained the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment quality mark for the standard […]
Brexit – what are the implications for environmental legislation? Well, the latest consultation document from DCLG on changes to the EIA regulations makes it clear that the UK remains a full member of the EU until the negotiations for its departure have been concluded. Until that time the UK’s European obligations remain in force. See […]
At the end of last year DCLG consulted on proposed changes to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) regulations see our review of the proposed changes here: EIA Regulations Update 2017.
Our planning staff have just completed and submitted an application to extend the operational life of the Hespin Wood landfill site together with phasing and profile amendments. The Hespin Wood landfill site, just north of Carlisle, has been operating since the 1970’s. It was developed principally to manage the domestic and industrial wastes from Carlisle […]