What a new housebuilding pollution mitigation scheme means for authorities and applicants

The government hopes that a 'nitrate trading' pilot scheme, which involves developers buying land to turn into more eco-friendly habitats, could unlock permissions for thousands of South Coast homes that have been held up due to pollution concerns.

by Ben Kochan
An algal bloom on the Solent shore - image: Julian Dodd
An algal bloom on the Solent shore - image: Julian Dodd

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