UK Ecology and Brexit

The EU has created two key pieces of legislation to protect ecology and biodiversity: The 1979 EU Birds Directive and The 1992 EU Habitats Directive. A recent ‘fitness check’ of the effectiveness of the Directives

How Will Changes to EIA Regulations Affect Developers?

The revised Environmental Impact Assessment Directive will come into force on 16th May 2017. The key changes for planners and developers are as follows: • The revisions increase the emphasis on environmental mitigation and monitoring.