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Amendments to the Environmental Impact Assessment regime for offshore oil and gas projects: consultation

BEIS is: 
"seeking views on the proposed Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration, Production, Unloading and Storage (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2020 which would replace the Offshore Petroleum Production and Pipe-lines (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1999.

The proposed 2020 Regulations would:
  • consolidate, clarify and simplify the provisions of the 1999 Regulations
  • provide a clear process for the publication and challenge of decisions
  • incorporate other changes such as the inclusion of civil sanctions"

24 July 2020 - Consultation opened

2 Octobe 2020 - Consultation closed

Policy milestone details

Start date: 2020-7-24

End date: 2020-10-2

Countries: UK -

Milestone source: Link to BEIS website

Milestone type: Consultation/call for evidence

Sector: Environment - Oil and gas -

Subjects: Offshore oil and gas - Pipeline - Environmental Impact Assessment -

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