Environment Agency to appeal landmark human rights judgment

The Environment Agency says it plans to appeal aspects of a High Court judgment which ruled that the regulator was failing to protect a five-year-old boy’s life and which instructed it to act with urgency to remedy the emissions from a landfill which are blighting a Staffordshire community.

by Rachel Salvidge
Walleys Quarry landfill. Photograph: Stop the Stink
Walleys Quarry landfill. Photograph: Stop the Stink

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