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Karen Jones

Ruling shows effective mitigation cannot simply be assumed in planning decisions

How far a comprehensive remediation scheme is necessary when redeveloping contaminated land was considered by the High Court in a case challenging...

Ruth Amundson, editor, Waste Planning

The planning system is key to the levelling up agenda

The government's levelling up white paper was published on 2 February. The programme aims to boost productivity and living standards, improve public services,...

Karen Jones, partner, Blandy & Blandy

When do developers need to get their hands dirty with contaminated land?

Development of potentially contaminated land can often be a challenging exercise for developers and investors.

Karen Jones