Lackluster EIAs: Mistakes have been passed down

Amiss procedures were passed down for decades, says the Danish Energy Agency director on government legal counsel findings of repeated mistakes in North Sea EIAs throughout 30 years.
The Danish Energy Agency has made mistakes in it Environmental Impact Assessments since 1988.
The Danish Energy Agency has made mistakes in it Environmental Impact Assessments since 1988.
BY LOUISE WENDT JENSEN, TRANSLATED BY SIMON ØST VEJBÆK

”From an environmental standpoint, these informations haven’t sent alarms flaring. But we need thorough investigations into this issue, which is why we are currently looking at legal recourse,” says the Energy Agency director Kristoffer Böttzauw on the fact that the Danish Energy Agency has made mistakes in the environmental impact assessments carried out on four separate oil and gas complexes – Dan, Gorm, Halfan and Harald, all located in the North Sea.

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