LexisPSL Environment News Podcast – July 2018

LexisPSL Environment News Podcast – July 2018

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Williams and Waistell, the first enforcement undertaking for odour nuisance and the re-introduction of the Environment Agency’s Definition of Waste Service

Welcome to our environmental law news podcast produced in partnership this month with Mark Davies, Barrister, 6 Pump Court.

In this podcast, we consider some of the key legal developments in environmental law during July 2018, including:

  • The recent Court of Appeal decision concerning civil liability arising from the incursion of the invasive species Japanese knotweed in Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Williams and Waistell
  • The first enforcement undertaking accepted in a case of odour nuisance; and
  • The re-introduction of the Environment Agency’s Definition of Waste Service

To listen to the podcast, press below or to download and perhaps listen on the go, click here.

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Court of Appeal decision in the case of Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Williams and Waistell – listen from 0.53 secs

Mark takes us through the Court of Appeal decision in the case of Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Williams and Waistell in which the Court grappled with the question as to what kinds of damage may give rise to an actionable claim in the tort of private nuisance.

Mark helpfully provides the background details in this case

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