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Environmental assessments for UK offshore oil permits challenged in Scottish court

By Kathryn Carlson
  • 03 Sep 2021 11:36
  • 03 Sep 2021 11:36
Permits for offshore oil drilling granted by the UK government are coming under scrutiny for their pre-approval environmental impact assessments, as the first case seeking to overturn a permit on such grounds was heard in a Scottish court this week.

Environmental group Greenpeace lodged a legal challenge at the Scottish Court of

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