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Policy Summary: Consultation on how planners should consider electricity storage projects

Policy Summary: Consultation on how planners should consider electricity storage projects

POLICY: The treatment of electricity storage within the planning system - consultation.

Policy Summary: Government seeks views on compulsory shale gas scheme pre-application consultation

Policy Summary: Government seeks views on compulsory shale gas scheme pre-application consultation

POLICY: Compulsory community pre-application consultation for shale gas development.

How we did it: Gaining consent for port expansion

How we did it: Gaining consent for port expansion

A port expansion in Essex has secured approval after green belt, heritage and ecological concerns were resolved, says Colin Marrs.

Policy Summary: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs' Clean Air Strategy 2019
Policy Summary: Regulations revising definitions of nationally significant water resource projects

Policy Summary: Regulations revising definitions of nationally significant water resource projects

POLICY: The Infrastructure Planning (Water Resources) (England) Order 2019.

What councils can do about climate change

What councils can do about climate change

Planning authorities have plenty of tools available to tackle the impacts of climate change, but not always the resources or skills to employ them, reports Colin Marrs.

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