5th January 2016

DEFRA and the Welsh Government consulting onto R1 energy efficiency formula.

DEFRA and the Welsh Government are consulting on plans to adjust the energy efficiency formula used by energy from waste plants seeking recovery (R1) status. Consultation closes 29th January. Changes are being made to UK legislation to implement new EU Directive 2015/1127 which introduces an amendment to the R1 energy efficiency formula in Annex II of the EU Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/EC)[1] (“the Waste Directive”). The consultation outlines these changes in detail, when these changes will take effect and seeks views on whether stakeholders agree with the way we intend to make these changes.

5th January 2016

NDA consultation

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority is consulting on strategy for decommissioning UK’s nuclear legacy sites safely, securely, and in ways that protect people and the environment. Consultation closes 15th February.

23rd December 2015

The Department for Communities and Local Government on changes to planning

The Department for Communities and Local Government is consulting on specific changes to national planning policy to support delivery of new homes, including low cost homes for first time buyers. Consultation closes 22nd February.