The challenges for councils and developers posed by the government’s latest biodiversity net gain proposals

New details of the government's impending biodiversity net gain requirement have been set out in a consultation. But proposals to extend the measure to brownfield sites and to require gains to be delivered within a year may throw up challenges for both developers and local authorities, say commentators.

by Ben Kochan
Many local authorities already have policies to require biodiversity net gain from new development (Credit: Humberto Ramirez/Getty Images)
Many local authorities already have policies to require biodiversity net gain from new development (Credit: Humberto Ramirez/Getty Images)

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