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The Welsh Government has been urged to bring forward 'long overdue' planning reforms to support mobile communications infrastructure in rural Wales.
Business and energy secretary Greg Clark has approved plans for a gas-fired power station in Wales after concluding that the national need for such infrastructure weighed heavily in its favour.
A Swansea regeneration project was one of the first large schemes that had to abide by new Welsh government consultation requirements, John Geoghegan reports.
Major energy projects in Wales will soon benefit from a simplification of the planning regime following the devolution of powers from Westminster.
The Scottish and Welsh governments have launched consultations on plans to bring their systems into line with a new EIA directive, but details on how the rules will change in England remain unclear.
The Welsh Assembly elections have raised concerns that implementation of the principality's recent planning legislation could be more protracted than expected.