Case Law >> Making a noise about nuisance
Hayley Tam and Colleen Theron, from LexisPSL, analyse a judgment confirming that planning permission doesn't offer protection from nuisance claimsThe grant of planning permission or of an environmental permit is not a defence to private law nuisance. However, the effect that any statutory authority may have on a nuisance claim depends on the ty
Continue reading this with an IEMA membership
Already a Member?
Join now & unlock access to
- News, analysis & innovation from our sector
- IEMA webinars, podcasts and publications
- Training and career opportunities
- Unprecedented industry networking
Start your IEMA journey today!
In R. (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary’s decisions to approve pro-posals and policies prepared under the Climate Change Act 2008, and to publish the government’s Net Zero Strategy to comply with his obligations.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.