New Guidance has been published by the Department for Communities and Local Government on the Pre Application Process under the Planning Act 2008.
With The Energy Event only a few weeks away, preparation is in full swing at the Zyda Law office.
St Albans City and District Council are set to challenge the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government’s decision to grant planning permission for the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) following an appeal by Helioslough Limited.
In the run up to the referendum on Scottish Independence on Thursday 18 September, an industry expert, Sir Ian Wood, has raised concerns over the Scottish Government’s predictions for North Sea Oil recovery contained in its white paper, ‘Scottish Future’.
The political unrest in Ukraine, and the prospect of a repeat of the 2009 crisis which saw an interruption of supply to southern Europe has underscored the vulnerability of economies that rely on imported energy.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) have issued a policy guidance note on Solar Energy discussing some of the law and policy issues associated with solar farm development.
A survey carried out for United Kingdom Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) has revealed that 57% of the British public are in support of natural gas from shale, providing a much needed boost to the fracking industry.
September sees the return of The Energy Event at Birmingham’s NEC. The conference is one of the industry’s largest exhibitions which informs energy professionals about the latest technologies and services that can reduce costs and comply with legislation
Our newly appointed Nuclear Policy and Strategy Consultant, Mick Bacon, provides commentary on the latest White Paper from DECC.
Following a consultation on improving the process of finding a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), the Government published a White Paper on 24th July 2014.