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High Speed 2 Railway Line

Transport written question – answered on 29th November 2011.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Leader of the Green Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether an environmental impact assessment for High Speed 2 will include further detailed analysis on the estimate contained in the HS2 Appraisal of Sustainability on the level of carbon emissions produced by the project; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening The Secretary of State for Transport

Should I make a decision to proceed with the high speed rail scheme, the environmental impact assessment and accompanying environmental statement that would inform the hybrid Bill process would include a detailed assessment of carbon.

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