Lawyers prepare for litigation under contaminated land regime

Environmental lawyers believe that serious litigation will soon begin under England's contaminated land regime. But so far only a handful of important industrial sites have been declared "contaminated". Local authorities remain nervous about wielding untested statutory powers - and bringing sites under the regime can pose a substantial workload. Nonetheless, the regime is already helping to highlight the breadth and diversity of land contamination problems.

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