What the Walleys Quarry ruling tells us about the growing role of science in environmental law

A ruling that set a landfill gas emissions limit for the Environment Agency to enforce to protect the health of a vulnerable child shows the approach courts are taking in the face of scientific uncertainty, particularly where there is a lack of consensus on safe chemical limits

by Simon Tilling
Simon Tilling, partner, Burges Salmon
Simon Tilling, partner, Burges Salmon

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