Defra consults on nationally significant water resources infrastructure Defra has launched a new consultation seeking views on the types and sizes of nationally significant water resources infrastructure, including reservoirs, water transfer schemes and desalination plants, in order to amend the Planning Act 2008. Defra is consulting on its proposals for the types and sizes of infrastructure which […]
This report, produced with the National Trust, develops the Natural Infrastructure Scheme (NIS) concept, which we first proposed in 2016. The NIS mechanism creates a market for environmental improvements which funds sustainable practices. In the case studied in this report, we look at the potential to use the scheme to improve soil and water quality in the Anglian river basin. […]
OSPAR – A Poor deal for the Taxpayer – Removal of Oil & Gas Infrastructure Energy Voice Tom Baxter – Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Aberdeen University Click here to read more Any industrial or societal endeavor should be subject to a sustainability assessment and decommissioning is no different. The key metrics for the UK’s […]
In March 2017 Defra announced it would develop a National Policy Statement for water resources. This briefing note gives an introduction to this work and explains what is happening next. Click here to download the briefing note.