Supreme Court rejects HS2 appeals

The government has not breached environmental assessment directives while progressing the high-speed rail project, the court says

The Supreme Court has rejected claims that the government has breached two EU directives in pursuing the high-speed two railway.

On 22 January, it ruled against appeals to an earlier High Court ruling brought by the HS2 Action Alliance (HS2AA) campaign group, Heathrow Hub and ten councils led by the London Borough of Hillingdon.

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