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Brexit: Planning and the Environment Outside the EU


The UK vote to leave the European Union raises significant questions around the potential impact on our domestic legislation.

EU law is deeply embedded in our planning and environmental protection regimes. Until the UK formally leaves the EU, there is no change to the current legal landscape.  For the future, much will depend on the terms agreed for Brexit, but there could be major changes on the horizon, creating both challenges and opportunities.

In this bulletin, Cornerstone Barristers considers how Brexit could impact on:

  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment
  • Appropriate Assessment
  • Waste
  • Aarhus
  • IPPC
  • Water
  • Air Quality
  • Public Procurement
  • Renewable Energy

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