Consultation on Transposition of Environmental Impact Assessment Directive EU2014/52

Overview The consultation sets out details for how Scottish Ministers propose to bring the requirements of European Directive 2014/52/EU, known as the Environmental Impact Assessment or ‘EIA’ Directive into Scottish legislation. The EIA Directive requires an assessment of the effects of certain projects on the environment before a development consent can be Read more…

We need a new Energy Act to avoid becoming ‘black-out Britain’ – Scottish Energy News

[This is the begining of a long article. To read it all go to: http://www.scottishenergynews.com/we-need-a-new-energy-act-to-avoid-black-out-britain/   By Daniel Mahoney, Tony Lodge and Tim Knox Centre for Policy Studies A new Energy Bill should take the opportunity of setting out how combining energy policy and a new industrial policy can deliver Read more…