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Updated Mar 20, 2023

Consultation launched into EIA replacement

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities has launched a Consultation into a new system designed to replace Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and Strategic Impact Assessments (SEA).

Part 6 of the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill currently being considered by Parliament contains provisions that establish an Environmental Outcomes Reports (EOR) system. As a result, the Consultation is seeking views on how the new system could work as a replacement for the current environmental assessment systems which were originally derived from the EU.


The current system of environmental assessment prior to development was derived from the EU...

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