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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Summary of consultees and government response August 2018 Between 5 and 26 April 2018 the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) held an informal consultation on the types and sizes of nationally significant water resources infrastructure in the Planning Act 2008 (‘the Planning Act’). The consultation can be found at: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/water/npsinfrastructure-types-and-sizes.The consultation was […]

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