Silvertown Tunnel and carbon emissions

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1400
Question By: 
Darren Johnson
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Will carbon dioxide emissions be a planning consideration when deciding whether to go forward with the construction of the Silvertown Tunnel?

Answer

Answer for Silvertown Tunnel and carbon emissions

Answer for Silvertown Tunnel and carbon emissions

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes. TfL will include extensive environmental impact data and an Environmental Statement in its planning application to the Planning Inspectorate, who will assess the schemeĀ in accordance with the relevant planning policies.