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European Parliament votes in favour of EIA changes

The European Parliament has voted in favour of proposals to revise Environmental Impact Assessment Directive.

In welcoming the outcome of the vote, EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said:

“I welcome the outcome of today's vote on the Commission's proposal for a revised Environmental Impact Assessment Directive. This paves the way for much-needed changes that will modernise the current directive, in line with the REFIT agenda, improving its effectiveness and streamlining related administrative processes. Fundamentally, it's a vote of confidence in what has always been one of the foundations of EU environment policy, a key piece of legislation that ensures the concerns of citizens are taken into account when important new developments are needed.

We will now be carefully examining the proposed amendments. I look forward to working closely with the Parliament and Member States to ensure progress is made towards adopting the revised directive as soon as possible.”

Scottish Land & Estates remains concerned that changes could stifle development in vulnerable rural areas.

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