Guiding future EIA and SEA in Scotland
On the 30th August the Scottish Government launched new guidance for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). This webinar will provide you with an opportunity to understand the key developments in the guidance and the objectives they aim to achieve.
Cara Davidson will present details of PAN 1/2013, which has been developed to support the implementation in practice of more effective and efficient EIA through the Scottish planning system.
William Carlin will present on the new SEA Guidance, which replaces the SEA Toolkit. The new guidance offers practical advice for experienced practitioners, whilst ensuring that those new to the assessment process are provided with the core principles and regulatory requirements.
Cannot wait for the webinar? Get access the new guides here: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/environmental-assessment
Launch of Principles of Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment in the UK
This webinar launched the first edition of ‘Principles for Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment’, prepared jointly by IEMA, CIfA and IHBC.
This webinar was aimed at helping professionals (re)define principles and develop a framework for assessment, especially for those wanting a holistic approach to impact assessment in line with international standards.
Scotland’s EIA Conference 2021 closed the unique online event with the opportunity to refresh knowledge of key EIA case law and understand different professional perspectives on what this may mean for practice.
This third session of the online Scotland’s EIA Conference programme turned its attention to the rapid progress being made in the expanded use of digital approaches to improve the effectiveness and outcomes of the EIA process.
Scotland’s EIA Conference is a partnership event designed and coordinated between: Fothergill Training & Consulting, the Scottish Government, HES, NatureScot and SEPA with the aim of furthering the enhance of EIA practice across Scotland. This opening session of the conference focused on opportunities to advance EIA practice.
The second day of online delivery of Scotland’s EIA Conference saw three experienced presenters discuss their views on EIA’s progress in different aspects of climate change and nature enhancement goals.
This Impact Assessment Network webinar, on the interaction of Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) heard from practitioners from both specialisms on the differences and similarities between these impact assessment regimes and how greater coordination can be achieved with case studies.