Archive February 2017

Construction and Contaminated Land

If you are planning to undertake construction you need to be aware that failing to deal adequately with contamination could cause harm to human health, property and the wider environment. It could also limit or preclude new development. Contamination is more likely to arise in former industrial areas but cannot be ruled out in other locations including in the countryside (e.g. by inappropriate spreading of materials such as sludges, or as a result of contamination being moved from its original source).
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