The provision of minerals, generation of energy and minimisation of waste are central themes which have the potential to impact upon all forms of development. This seminar will highlight the added value linkages between these industries and wider policy objectives such as delivering sustainable development, meeting housing demands and creating economic growth.The seminar will discuss the emerging new technologies and practices within these fields and their planning implications, as well as providing updates on relevant legislation.
The event will include presentations covering;
- Battery Storage - Introduction to the technology and the planning considerations.
- Updated EIA regulations - Practical implications for local authority planners
- Case study of the Glenmucklock pumped storage scheme - Using mineral site restoration to deliver a renewable energy scheme
- Waste Recovery Permits - Presentation from the EA covering the significant implications and opportunities for the waste and minerals sector following the late 2016 updated regulations.
Date: 10 May 2017.
Time: 09.30 start | 16.00 finish
Location: Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4EP
Further information: www.rtpi.org.uk/events/events-calendar/2017/may/ne-energy,-waste-and-minerals/