The government insists its latest planning changes will help 'provide a cleaner, cheaper and more secure energy system for the UK' - but the onshore wind industry begs to differ
Proposed changes aim to 'increase our energy security and develop a cleaner, greener economy', but industry warns they will have negligible impact on renewable energy pipeline
Environment Secretary insists 'no loss of environmental outcomes' from ditching water pollution requirements for housebuilders, but OEP maintains proposals amount to 'clear regression'
RSPB accuses government of 'lying' over water pollution rules, as Office for Environmental Protection warns proposed changes amount to a 'regression'
Letter argues landlords should be able to deduct cost of energy savings improvements on their tax return, as government signals it could delay efficiency standards for rented properties
After a two year process and public inquiry which warned project could emit 40,000 tonnes of carbon, M&S has had its plans to redevelop its flagship Oxford Street store rejected by the government
More than 100 businesses call for 'clear legal imperative' for planning decisions to align with net zero and nature-facing legislation
Friends of the Earth and South Lakes Action for Climate Change allege government's decision to approve mine in December was illegal
Developers will have to show how their housing and commercial plans will achieve a 10 per cent net gain in biodiversity from November 2023 under new rules