Boy’s judicial review against Environment Agency granted
In R. (on the application of Richards) v Environment Agency, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Agency’s approach to regulating hydrogen sulphide (H2S) emissions from a landfill site operated by the interested party, pursuant to an environmental permit issued by the Agency.The claimant, a five-year-old boy, lived near the site. Born prematurely, he suffered from broncho-pulmonary dysplasia (BPD). His respiratory health was poor, and a consultant respiratory paediatricia
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