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Scottish planning reform

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The Scottish planning system is set to see a greater focus on sustainable economic growth, with the publication of two consultation documents on a National Planning Framework and specific planning policies. The National Planning Framework (NPF) sets out priorities for where important development should take place, including large-scale developments such…

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129 AD projects in the pipeline

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Monthly DECC data shows that there are 129 anaerobic digestion plants within the planning system. You can find full details of the projects, including where the plant will be located, its electrical capacity, the company who has made the application, and where it is within the planning process (eg awaiting approval,…

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Planning & Permitting update

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ADBA’s Planning and Permitting Working Group met at Wardell Armstrong’s offices in Stoke on Trent on 27 March, and held a Permitting Workshop for members to discuss issues with the Environment Agency. Planning Issues The group discussed recent planning decisions and the implications for the industry more widely: Vehicle…

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Tags: Environment Agency, permitted development, permitting, planning

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Northern Ireland to publish renewable energy planning updates

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In response to growing public interest in renewable energy in the province, the Northern Irish government has announced that they will publish monthly data on renewable energy planning applications. Figures broken down by local authority show that since April 2011 there have been 45 planning applications submitted for AD projects. There are…

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Consultation on Welsh waste planning amendments

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The Welsh Government is consulting on changes to their national planning policy which are aimed at delivering waste infrastructure. The most relevant change on first reading is the proposed introduction of a Waste Planning Assessment (WPA) which could allow AD plants to move up the waste hierarchy. The document states…

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Tags: planning, Wales, waste management

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