HS2 challenges fail but powerful dissent – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted July 26th, 2013 in appeals, EC law, environmental protection, news, planning, railways by sally

“HS2 is the proposed high speed rail link to Birmingham and beyond. Its opponents sought to challenge the decision to promote it by way of a hybrid Bill in Parliament, saying that the process as a whole breached the various EU rules, including the need for Strategic Environmental Assessment under the Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive 2001/42/EC and the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive 2011/92/EU.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 26th July 2013

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