Are you cautious about Screening for EIA due to its onerous perception? Are you leaving yourself open to Judicial Review if you fail to Screen? Well, in this blog NJL talks about proportionate EIA.
It is well known on super-major schemes Environmental Statements (the document in which the findings of an EIA are presented to decision-makers and the public) can be large documents of several volumes. The general consensus is that ES’s are long and getting longer, they can lack a focus on the key issues which tend to be obscured by the sheer volume of material and the resources required to deal with this volume are often spread thinly, especially at LPA level.