• Chancellor announces tax breaks for Shale gas industry

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has outlined plans to give tax breaks to companies involved in the UK’s Shale gas industry


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  • Dry Fuel Store, Sizewell B Nuclear Generating Station: Planning Success!

    Two planning applications for EDF Energy at the Sizewell B nuclear generating station have been approved by Suffolk Coastal District Council.


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  • Government Announces Benefit Scheme for Communities Hosting New Nuclear Power Stations

    The Department for Energy and Climate Change has announced a new benefit scheme for communities hosting new nuclear power stations


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  • Zyda Law Awarded Third Place for Lawyer Awards: Boutique Firm of the Year

    Zyda Law Awarded Third Place for Lawyer Awards: Boutique Firm of the Year


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  • DEFRA Release National Policy Statement for Hazardous Waste Developments

    New document released by DEFRA provides a framework for decisions on nationally significant hazardous waste infrastructure, in accordance with the Planning Act 2008.


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  • Planning and Environmental Law at Dounreay

    Dounreay, previously the UK's centre of nuclear fast reactor research and development, is entering into Phase 2 of its decommissioning and restoration programme. Paul Zyda, an expert Nuclear Lawyer, briefly describes the challenge faced and successes shared with the SLC.


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  • Government Announces Investment in Infrastructure

    The Government is due to announce £15bn of extra spending for major infrastructure projects next month, in a move designed to stimulate the economy.


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  • Multimodal Plans to Increase Cross Channel Trading

    The announcement of the Eurotunnel ETICA financial support for rail operators and a number of proposed multimodal infrastructure and technology schemes look set to significantly improve trading between Britain and France.


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  • Zyda Law Wins Planning Permission for World’s Most Challenging Nuclear Decommissioning Operation.

    On 20th May 2013 Dounreay Site Restoration Limited were granted planning permission for the development of shaft and silo retrieval facilities and conditioned Intermediate Level Waste Store.


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  • Legal support for the UK nuclear industry

    As companies prepare for UK new build, the need for legal support becomes increasingly important in order to negotiate the minefield of regulations and required consents. NB editor Judith Perera spoke with Paul Zyda, who heads Zyda Law, about his experiences advising the UK nuclear industry.


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