Cornish waste incinerator case reversed- expectation not legitimate after all – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted March 30th, 2012 in environmental protection, judicial review, news, planning, pollution by tracey

“The CA has just held that Collins J was wrong to hold (per my previous post) that the local NGO had a legitimate expectation that the Secretary of State would decide an air pollution issue, rather than leave it to the Environment Agency. In a nutshell, the Inspector (and hence the Secretary of State) was entitled to change his mind on this issue. So the expectation crumbled, and so did this judicial review to quash a decision to allow a waste incinerator to proceed.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 30th March 2012