R (National Grid Gas plc) v. Environment Agency – WLR Daily

Posted June 29th, 2007 in environmental protection, law reports, utilities by sally

R (National Grid Gas plc) v. Environment Agency

“A private company which had taken over the assets and liabilities of the state-owned British Gas Corporation in 1986 was not liable under legislation enacted in 1995 for the cost of removing contamination from land at a former gasworks which had been sold for housing in 1965.”

WLR Daily, 27th June 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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