Blackland Park Exploration Ltd v Environment Agency: CA 15 Dec 2003

The landowner disposed of liquid waste into oil bearing strata via a deep borehole. At that depth, it would not mix with what was being extracted elsewhere.
Held: The judge had been correct to refuse a declaration as to the lawfulness.


Simon Brown, Mummery, Scott Baker LJJ


Times 02-Jan-2004, [2003] EWCA Civ 1795




Landfill (England and Wales) Regulations 2002 (2002 No 1559) 3(2) 9, Civil Procedure Rules 40.20


England and Wales


CitedRegina v Her Majesty’s Attorney General ex parte Rusbridger and Another HL 26-Jun-2003
Limit to Declaratory Refilef as to Future Acts
The applicant newspaper editor wanted to campaign for a republican government. Articles were published, and he sought confirmation that he would not be prosecuted under the Act, in the light of the 1998 Act.
Held: Declaratory relief as to the . .
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Environment, Civil Procedure Rules

Updated: 19 October 2022; Ref: scu.190153