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Court dismisses challenge to hazardous waste DCO (Scarisbrick v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government)

Published on: 27 June 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court dismisses challenge to hazardous waste DCO (Scarisbrick v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government)
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  • What is the factual background to the case?
  • What were the Court of Appeal's findings?

Article summary

Planning analysis: In Scarisbrick v SCLG, the Court of Appeal dismissed a challenge against the grant of a development consent order (DCO) for a hazardous waste facility in the North West, finding that policy for nationally significant hazardous waste infrastructure was properly interpreted and lawfully applied in the making of the DCO under section 114 of the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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