Open consultation

National Policy Statement for geological disposal infrastructure

Summary

We're seeking views on whether the National Policy Statement (NPS) provides an adequate framework to make decisions on development consent applications for geological disposal infrastructure in England.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The purpose of this consultation is to gather views on whether the draft National Policy Statement (NPS) for Geological Disposal Infrastructure (GDF) provides an appropriate and effective framework for the Planning Inspectorate and the Secretary of State to examine and make decisions on development consent applications for geological disposal infrastructure in England.

National Policy Statements set out the need for particular Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs), and are required, under the Planning Act 2008, to undergo a period of public consultation before they are published.

This consultation applies to residents of England and Northern Ireland.

Documents

National Policy Statement for geological disposal infrastructure: implementing geological disposal - a consultation

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Draft National Policy Statement for geological disposal infrastructure: a framework document for planning decisions on nationally significant infrastructure

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Appraisal of Sustainability of the National Policy Statement for geological disposal infrastructure: report

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Appraisal of Sustainability report: Appendix B - Detailed appraisal including baseline and contextual information

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Habitats Regulations assessment report

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Published 25 January 2018