TITLE

Planning bill under scrutiny

AUTHOR(S)
Milne, Roger
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;12/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Planning Reform Bill and environmental policy concerns of Great Britain. The controversial bill, facing over 31,000 objections, seeks to reform the planning regime with an independent Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC). Environmental secretary Hilary Benin's call for a worldwide cooperation to reduce greenhouse gases emission and the country's flood control concerns are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
33041767

 

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