EIA - what happens after we all go home?
Bruce Blaine, from Peter Brett Associates, discusses environmental impact assessment (EIA) and its aftermathEIA practitioners are experts at describing the environmental baseline of aspects and setting the scene prior to the commencement of any development. Sometimes this is long before the development migh
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David Burrows delves into some of the issues with lifecycle assessment – and how brands are misusing results
In May 2022, the UK government published the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill, building on the white paper Levelling Up the United Kingdom. Its scope is broad, but the proposals to reform environmental impact assessment (EIA) and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) will be of interest to IEMA members.
In March, Defra launched the consultation on its Nature Recovery Green Paper, which set out pro-posals to deliver the 30/30 targets (30% of land and sea to be protected by 2030), protect species and deliver nature recovery.