KPMG not liable for Scottish mine restoration, says court

A court has ruled that the liquidators of two bankrupt mining firms are not responsible for cleaning up derelict sites, as would be the case in England and Wales

Open-cast mine in Scotland (photograph: RGB Ventures LLC DBA Superstock/Alamy)Environmental campaigners have decried a decision to clear the liquidators of a Scottish mining operation from responsibility for cleaning up old open-cast sites.

On 17 July, the Court of Session in

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