The latest MMO Marine Planning Newsletter has been produced and includes: Progress on the emerging regional plans The Marine Planning team has just completed a period of engagement with stakeholders on our emerging marine plan policies. These policies form part of our Iteration 3 outputs of the process to develop the North West, North East, […]

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Thanks to Richard Ashley Environment Agency Flood risk asset performance tools – Nine Reports Research to improve asset management decision-making by identifying where, when and how to intervene to reduce flood risk for least cost and greatest benefit. This research project has developed methods, tools and guidance to improve asset management decision-making by identifying where, […]

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Laura Laker, the Guardian ‘Friends of the Earth says revised national planning policy makes it ‘virtually impossible’ for councils to refuse fracking schemes. The government is facing a legal challenge over its new planning policy, which campaigners say was illegally adopted because the government failed to assess its environmental impact. The revised National Planning Policy Framework, […]

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