Carbon assessment of A303 Stonehenge scheme for 60 year appraisal period

Rebecca Lush made this Freedom of Information request to Highways England Company Limited

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Dear Highways England Company Limited,

Please can you send me all the appraisal for assessing the carbon impact of the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down (Stonehenge) scheme during the 60 year appraisal period. I would like to know the net increase of carbon emissions during the construction period and the 60 year operation (emissions caused by users) of the scheme compared to 'do minimum'.

I would like to know the increase in carbon emissions for each year of the scheme's 60 year appraisal period, and I would like to know the total net increase in carbon emissions during this 60 year appraisal period compared to 'do minimum'.

I cannot find this information in Chapter 14 of the Environmental Statement for this scheme. I can only find the increase in emissions in the opening year and the design year (2041) in Table 14.15, and the net emissions increase up to 2032 in Table 14.16.

It is important that the full carbon impact of this scheme year-by-year is known and understood and in the public domain.

Yours faithfully,

Rebecca Lush

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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Dear Highways England Company Limited,

Please could you let me know when I should receive a reply to this EIR request? By law you should have responded promptly and within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Rebecca Lush

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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Dear Highways England Company Limited,

Please can you inform me when I will receive a reply? I was due to receive a reply on 27 April. I emailed (via What Do They Know) on 28 April asking for news, but have not had a reply.

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Rebecca Lush

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Dear Ms Lush

 

Thank you for your request for information about Carbon assessment of A303
Stonehenge scheme for 60 year appraisal period dated 13 May 2020,
apologies we did not receive your original request. I am dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental
Information Regulations 2004.

 

The due date for issuing a response is 11 June 2020.

 

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Dear Ms Speight,

I did not send my request on 13 May. I sent it on 26 March, seven weeks ago. I received an acknowledgement on 26 March, so it was received by Highways England. I would like a response sooner than 11 June, especially considering I submitted the request seven weeks ago (34 working days).

Yours sincerely,

Rebecca Lush

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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Dear Miss Lush,
 
Thank you for your email to Highways England dated 13 May regarding
the Carbon assessment of A303 Stonehenge scheme. I have looked into your
query and have found the original emails were not picked up by our
systems. This is currently being investigated to stop any further
instances happening again.
 
I'm sorry that this has caused a delay in your response. I've been in
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your query.
 
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. This will be no later than 11th June.
 
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Highways England | National Traffic Operations Centre | 3 Ridgeway,
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Dear Highways England / Jet Dhaliwal

Please can you tell me when I will receive a reply to this EIR request that I made on 26 March (55 working days). I was told I would have a reply no later than 11 June, as there had already been a delay.

Yours sincerely,

Rebecca Lush

Highways England, Highways England Company Limited

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A303Stonehenge, Highways England Company Limited

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Dear Ms Lush

 

Please find attached our response to your request for information, as
submitted on 13 May.

 

 

Kind regards

 

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Correspondence Manager

Complex Infrastructure Programme
Highways England | Woodlands | Manton Lane | Bedford | MK41 7LW
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