It has been widely published in the press that building tens of thousands of homes on flood-prone land is compounding the effects of flooding in the UK.
The climate emergency features regularly in the news, but the details about how to respond to it are not always clear. The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017, however, have provided the EIA community with new tools to make its voice heard.
Land contamination: risk management (LCRM), recently published by the Environment Agency for consultation, provides new draft guidance for managing land contamination.
Steph Wray, RSK Biocensus Managing Director, on the subject of biodiversity net gain.