Laying down the law on backfilling

Two recent cases provide some, if by no means exhaustive, examples for quarry operators considering applying for environmental permits to carry out backfilling as a recovery operation. Chris Tofts sifts through the evidence

by Chris Tofts
Tarmac won in the Court of Appeal (photograph: Tarmac)
Tarmac won in the Court of Appeal (photograph: Tarmac)

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