Draft environmental policy statement
Defra has completed a consultation on its draft environmental policy statement. This focuses on five core principles that policymakers will be expected to consider:The integration principle – policymakers should look to embed environmental protection in fields of policy that impact the environment. The prevention principle – government policy should aim to pr
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Volume 12 of our Impact Assessment Outlook Journal brings together articles on strategic impact assessment to inspire practitioners.
IEMA has published updated guidance to help environmental impact assessment (EIA) practitioners better understand, record and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from major developments.
IEMA has today published new guidance for environmental impact assessment (EIA) practitioners to better assess and manage the effects of development on land and soils, and ensure sustainable outcomes.
In the development of major projects, it is important to consider greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through environmental impact assessment (EIA) during the consenting and planning process.
Soil protection and health is rising up the policy agenda with the announcement that a Soil Health Action Plan (SHAPE) for England will be published to help restore the health of our soils.