Judge dismisses effort to block 200-home Derbyshire approval over contamination claim

The High Court has dismissed a legal challenge against a Derbyshire council's consent for a 200-home development less than 100m from a former landfill, after concluding that there was no obligation for any potential contamination of the application site to be assessed and removed before approval was granted.

by Court reporter
London's Royal Courts of Justice
London's Royal Courts of Justice

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