October 2016








A Thought Experiment: To Consider the Possibilities for Habitat Regulations after Brexit

The 1972 European Communities Act (ECA) allows European law to take direct effect in member countries. There is some European legislation that has direct effect on member states, but conservation legislation arises from Directives. Read the full article here.








New EIA Directive – Starts 16th May 2017

The changes to the EIA process come about through the EIA Directive (2014/EU) and must be implemented by all EU member states. The changes are likely to make the EIA process more onerous for developers, so what can you do about this now. Read all about the changes here.









JFA are involved in various projects, follow the link to read more.

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