Contamination in UK Law

  • John Gillespie and First Secretary of State, Bellway Urban Renewal Southern
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 March 2003
    ......Should the degree of contamination be such that remedial action is required to safeguard future users or occupiers of the site or neighbouring land, or protect any buildings or ......
  • SOS Corporacion Alimentaria SA v Inerco Trade SA [QBD (Comm)]
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 08 February 2010
    ......The testing carried out did not reveal the contamination by mineral oil as, in accordance with what the Buyers' contend is normal practice, the tests did not include analysis for mineral oil. . ......
  • R (National Grid Gas Plc) v Environment Agency
    • House of Lords
    • 27 June 2007
    ....... . 7 The presence of the coal tar beneath these gardens constitutes contamination that is potentially harmful to health and the Environment Agency (the respondent to this appeal), formed the opinion, an opinion with which no one ......
  • Obrascon Huarte Lain SA (Claimant/Appellant) v HM Attorney General for Gibraltar
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 09 July 2015
    ......The contractor also challenges the judge's decisions that the amount of ground contamination was reasonably foreseeable by an experienced contractor and that certain documents issued by the Engineer did not constitute variation instructions. ......
  • Wallis v Bristol Water Plc
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 10 December 2009
    ......These regulations make provision for the prevention by a water undertaker of contamination of water. The purpose is to protect the health of the public. . 3 By Regulation 3(2) it is provided that: ......
  • John Gillespie and First Secretary of State, Bellway Urban Renewal Southern
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 20 January 2003
    ...... . 5 As to decontamination, SSC argued before the inspector that no proper contamination survey had been undertaken and that there should be an environmental impact assessment ("EIA") before any decision was taken as to the grant of ......
  • Bdw Trading Ltd v Integral Geotechnique (Wales) Ltd
    • Queen's Bench Division (Technology and Construction Court)
    • 25 July 2018
    ...... 34 Mr Waite suggested that there was a mismatch between what Mr Carter had asked for and what IGL had quoted for in relation to contamination. I disagree. Mr Carter asked IGL to provide “a remedial strategy if contaminated material is found”. IGL was clearly going to look for ......
  • Steven Howard & Justine Bennett v Wigan Council Morris Homes Ltd (Interested Party)
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 18 December 2014
    ...... section on "pollution and nuisances": "The history of the site could potentially give rise to issues surrounding ground contamination. The site has been previously remediated as part of application A/00/ 52569 and a detailed site investigation with full remediation strategy has been ......
  • R (National Grid Gas Plc) v Environment Agency
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 17 May 2006
    ...... the EA 's decision that Transco is an "appropriate person" is to make Transco liable for a proportion of the costs of remediating the contamination in question. . . 3 In summary, the basis upon which the EA has decided that Transco is an "appropriate person" in relation to the ......
  • Mark Snee & Technoprint Plc (R) v Leeds City Council
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 24 March 2010
    ......, sent a memo to Mr Smith in which she wrote:— “The applicant has not provided any information relating to land contamination issues in support of the above application. The applicant has not demonstrated that the site would be suitable for the proposed use. As the ......
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