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Legal briefs: Aberthaw power station pollution ‘too high’, rules EU court

Words: Roger Milne
Courtroom Gavel - legal changes that affect planners

A round-up of legal news: 17 September-23 September, 2016

Aberthaw power station pollution ‘too high’, rules EU court

The UK government has failed to limit pollution emissions from Aberthaw power station in South Wales and faces a hefty fine, the European Court of Justice has ruled.

BBC News

Southwark to challenge Javid on Aylesbury Estate decision

The London Borough of Southwark will launch a legal challenge of the communities secretary’s decision to quash the compulsory purchase order (CPO) of flats on the Aylesbury Estate.

The Planner

Campaign group launch second legal challenge to A5 road plans

A campaign group opposed to the A5 road scheme linking Londonderry and Aughnacloy has launched a second legal challenge to the key Northern Ireland project.

BBC News

London borough defeats High Court challenge to decisions on Garden Bridge

The London Borough of Lambeth has successfully defended the latest legal challenge to its decision-making in relation to the controversial Garden Bridge over the River Thames.

Local Government Lawyer