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Scope of environmental damage considered for the first time

Published on: 01 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Scope of environmental damage considered for the first time
  • Original news
  • What is the background to the case?
  • What were the grounds of claim?
  • What was the key issue in the case?
  • Ground 1—'environmental damage' in the context of natural habitats
  • Ground 3—'environmental damage' in the context of water
  • Ground 6—the duty to require preventative measures
  • Did the case raise any other interesting points?
  • What are the implications of the case?
  • More...

Article summary

Environment analysis: Is liability for environmental damage limited to damage which results in a deterioration of the environmental condition? In R v Natural Resources Wales, the Administrative Court considered the scope of environmental damage for the first time, and addressed a number of interesting definitional and practical points about the application of the environmental damage regime (EDR). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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