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Flood management and drainage—responsible bodiesResponsibility for flood management and drainage in England and Wales has a complex history. A Royal...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Barlow and Simon Tilling of Burges Salmon LLP 3rd Sep
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Do the Police have power to issue notices under section 46 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990? Could they be granted delegated power to issue...
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Is there a definitive list of processes that comply with the requirements of the Cremation Regulations 2008? Is alkaline hydrolysis (also called...
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Contaminated land—enforcing authorities' costs recovery for remediation workWhen can costs be recovered by an enforcing authority?Subject to the...
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Contaminated land—apportioning liability between membersDetermining liabilityEnforcing authorities should follow the five step procedure set out in...
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Contaminated land—enforcing authorities' power to carry out remediation workWhen can enforcing authorities carry out remediation work?Enforcing...
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Contaminated land—determinationsWho makes the determination?Local authorities (LAs) have sole responsibility for determining whether land is...
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Contaminated land—identifying Class A and B appropriate personsDetermining liability for remediationIdentifying the appropriate person(s) who may be...
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Contaminated land—process for determining liabilityWhat is the nature of the liability?The Environmental Protection Act 1990, Pt IIA (EPA 1990) is a...
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Contaminated land—enforcement of remediation noticesConsequences of non-complianceIf a requirement in a remediation notice has not been carried out,...
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Contaminated land—enforcing authoritiesThis Practice Note outlines the contaminated land enforcing authorities in England and Wales under Part IIA of...
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Contaminated land—attributing liability between groupsDetermining liabilityEnforcing authorities should follow the five step procedure set out in the...
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Contaminated land—meaning of remediationMeaning of remediation'Remediation' is given a relatively wide definition in the Environmental Protection Act...
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Contaminated land—who may be liable?Who may be liable?Anyone who is an 'appropriate person' may be liable for remediation of contaminated land under...
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Flood management and drainage—lead local flood authorityFlood and Water Management Act 2010The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (FWMA 2010) was...
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Special sites of contaminated landBrexit11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Contaminated land—local authority duty to inspect landWhat is the duty to inspect?Local authorities (LAs) have a duty to inspect their areas for the...
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Contaminated land—public registerRequirement for a registerEvery enforcing authority must keep a freely available public register of contaminated land...
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