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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.

The Planning Awards: Best of the best

The Planning Awards: Best of the best

This year's winners span 26 categories across planning and placemaking, Mark Wilding reports.

What council declarations of 'climate change emergency' mean for planning

What council declarations of 'climate change emergency' mean for planning

A growing number of UK councils have declared a climate change emergency over the past six months, which is likely to prompt changes to their planning policies, Adam Branson discovers.

Policy Summary: Scottish Government consultation on environmental principles post-Brexit

Policy Summary: Scottish Government consultation on environmental principles post-Brexit

POLICY: Environmental principles and governance after Brexit: consultation.

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.

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