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Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) - by the numbers....
Number of projects screened by the NCC that have required EIA’s
Value of developments granted planning permission in 2017 alone (after EIA directive came into effect)
The average cost of an EIA compared to the projects overall cost
The increase in the number of approved planning applications since the NCL was passed
The number of planning applications that have required an EIA since the NCL came into effect