Contamination in UK Law

  • John Gillespie and First Secretary of State, Bellway Urban Renewal Southern
    • Court of Appeal
    • 27 Mar 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 Feb 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 Jun 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
    • 09 Jul 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. ......
  • John Gillespie and First Secretary of State, Bellway Urban Renewal Southern
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 20 Jan 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 ......
  • Wallis v Bristol Water Plc
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 10 Dec 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: ......
  • Bdw Trading Ltd v Integral Geotechnique (Wales) Ltd
    • Queen's Bench Division (Technology and Construction Court)
    • 25 Jul 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 Dec 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 ......
  • Powys County Council v Mr. E.J. Price and Another
    • Court of Appeal
    • 27 Jul 2017
    ...... months' notice to terminate the tenancy, noting that the precedent established in Transco meant that Powys was not liable for any contamination of the site. . 9 The respondents instructed solicitors who challenged this interpretation of the law and indicated that ......
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