Planning Inspectorate (PINS) examination closes
The examination of the Yorkshire and Humber CCS Cross-Country Pipeline Development Consent Order (‘DCO’) application has now ended.
The examination was conducted by the Planning Inspectorate between 19 November 2014 and 19 May 2015. The Examining Authority is due to produce a report with a final recommendation to the Secretary of State by 19 August 2015. The Government will then have a further three months to make its final decision.
For enquiries about the examination process, please contact the Planning Inspectorate by email at email@example.com or telephone on 0303 444 5000. Any correspondence should quote the application reference number EN070001.
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Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Report
In November 2014 National Grid released its Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Report.
The report is available here.
About the Yorkshire and Humber CCS Project
National Grid is helping to develop solutions to reduce the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power stations and industrial plants in the Yorkshire and Humber region.
A solution being explored is carbon capture, transportation and storage technology – capturing carbon dioxide emissions and transporting them to be stored permanently beneath the seabed in natural porous rock formations or depleted oil and gas fields.
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