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Resources (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 583 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Water
Keyword
EIA Cultural heritage Irrigation Freshwater pollution Access-to-information Sustainable development Pollution control
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Water Resources (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003 implement Directive 2014/52/EU (“Directive 2014/52”) of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2011/92/EU (“Directive 2011/92”) on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment in respect of water management projects for agriculture, including irrigation projects, in England and Wales. They: a) new regulations 3A and 3B (as inserted by regulation 5) make provision for a determination that the 2003 Regulations do not apply to specific projects; (b) add new regulation 3C which makes provision for the coordination of environmental assessments;(c) amend regulation 6 so as to make provision with respect to the preparation of an environmental statement; (d) add new regulation 7A which makes provision requiring the appropriate authority to consider an environmental statement and reach a conclusion about the likely significant effects on the environment of a relevant project; (e) amend regulation 8 relating to the appropriate authority’s determination of an application for, or for the variation of, an authorisation relating to a relevant project, for example setting out matters to be included in the appropriate authority’s consideration of that application; (f) add new Schedules 1 and 2 to reflect amendments made by Directive 2014/52 to Annexes III and IV of Directive 2011/92 respectively.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2014/52/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Climate change, Offences/penalties, Cultural heritage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Water Resources (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 164 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Groundwater, Water abstraction, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX