Case law: Defining damage under the EU liability directive

A recent case in the High Court highlights the scope of 'damage' under the Environmental Liability Directive.

In R (on the application of Seiont, Gwyrfai and Llyfni Anglers’ Society) v Natural Resources Wales [2015], the High Court ruled on the scope of ‘damage’ under the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD).

In this case, the society notified Natural Resources Wales (NRW) that discharges into a freshwater lake, Llyn Padarn, from ...

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