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Environmental legislation for the development is an advent to the huge topic of environmental legislations because it impacts the development undefined. alterations within the constitution of contracting preparations have intended that these commonly thinking about the development approach needs to now take higher curiosity in environmental legislation. furthermore there's now a mass of law, governing concerns akin to waste administration, water pollutants, noise and different nuisances that experience to be adhered to in perform
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3 refers, there are other situations which can involve developers entering into agreements with the local authority or the local water company to enable a development to proceed. The three most common types of agreement are as follows: • In the case of a new housing estate, for example, a developer may enter into an agreement pursuant to the Highways Act 1980 in order that the new estate roads are maintained by the local highway authority. This is known as a 'section 38 agreement'. • Where a development entails the alteration of road junctions or roundabouts on existing highways, for example, and the alterations are being carried out for public benefit, the developer may be required to contribute all or part of the construction costs, by way of a section 278 agreement with the highway authority.
Nonetheless, there is no substitute for good professional advice. In this context there are a growing number of centres of excellence for EIA both in the U K and internationally. net. A number of academic institutions also have a wealth of research material available. Oxford Brookes University Impact Assessment Unit produces regular Practice Updates, and Working Papers, one of which Screening, Scoping and ES Review under the 1999 Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations  is helpful in that it covers the amended regime, whereas much of the available guidance material pre-dates the 1999 Regulations.
Oxford Brookes University Impact Assessment Unit produces regular Practice Updates, and Working Papers, one of which Screening, Scoping and ES Review under the 1999 Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations  is helpful in that it covers the amended regime, whereas much of the available guidance material pre-dates the 1999 Regulations. uk). 46 Copyright © ICE Publishing, all rights reserved. 1. I N T R O D U C T I O N Concern over the risks associated with contaminated land has been growing steadily over the past 20 years, and for the construction industry it is becoming an increasingly important issue as planning authorities seek to encourage developers to utilise brownfield sites in preference to greenfield.