Regina (National Grid Gas plc) v. Environment Agency – Times Law Reports

Posted June 28th, 2007 in environmental protection, law reports, utilities by sally

Successor to polluter not liable under later law

Regina (National Grid Gas plc) v Environment Agency

House of Lords

“A private company which had succeeded the state-owned British Gas 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.”

The Times, 28th June 2007


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