Scotland 2045: fourth National Planning Framework - draft: integrated impact assessment - environmental report

Environmental report setting out the findings of the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) undertaken to inform preparation of Scotland's draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4).


AQMA Air Quality Management Area

CCUS Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage

CLRTAP Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution of 1979

CSGN Central Scotland Green Network

EEC European Economic Community

EC European Commission

EIA Environmental Impact Assessment

EfW Energy from Waste

GDP Gross Domestic Product

GHG Greenhouse gas

HEPS Historic Environment Policy for Scotland

HES Historic Environment Scotland

HRA Habitats Regulations Appraisal

IIA Integrated Impact Assessment

LAQM Local Air Quality Management

LNG Liquefied Natural Gas

LULUCF Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry

MPA Marine Protected Area

MtCO2e Million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent

NPF4 National Planning Framework 4

NSA National Scenic Area

NTS Non Technical Summary

PHS Public Health Scotland

PM2.5 / PM10Particulate matter 2.5/10 micrometres

RBMP River Basin Management Plan

RTPI Royal Town Planning Institute

SAC Special Area of Conservation

SEA Strategic Environmental Assessment

SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SIMD Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation

SPP Scottish Planning Policy

NatureScot Scotland's Nature Agency (formerly Scottish Natural Heritage)

SPA Special Protection Area

SSSI Site of Special Scientific Interest

STPR Strategic Transport Projects Review

SUDS Sustainable Urban Drainage System

UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe



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