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This blog is maintained for information purposes only. It is not intended to be a source of legal advice and must not be relied upon as such. Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their individual authors, not of ELF.
  • 04 Jul 2022

    Slurry lagoon refused permission

    ELF is pleased to report that Carmarthenshire County Council has refused permission for a slurry hol...

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  • 27 Jun 2022

    Dirty rivers update

    ELF is hugely disappointed at the Court of Appeal ruling that United Utilities can continue to disc...

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  • 13 Jun 2022

    ELF professional member profile – Carol Day

    For this latest profile we have asked one of our own Trustees, and internationally respected lawyer,...

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  • 13 Jun 2022

    Council requirement to assess sewage impacts of proposed development

    ELF has been assisting a Green Councillor in Lewes District, Emily O’Brien, in her local campaign ...

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  • 13 Jun 2022

    Slurry pit proposals threaten protected sites in Wales

    ELF was contacted in April 2022 by an individual concerned about proposals to site a huge slurry pit...

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  • 13 Jun 2022

    Application for Tesco superstore on Harrogate brownfield site uses out of date ecology data

    At the beginning of 2022 ELF was contacted by a community in Harrogate who will be significantly aff...

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  • 13 Jun 2022

    ELF placement opportunities for trainee solicitors

    ELF has for some while discussed providing placements for trainee solicitors and indeed under the ne...

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  • 06 Apr 2022

    Hastings Local Wildlife Site saved from development

    A case study by Kiran Mayer at ELF ELF recently assisted a local community in Hastings to successful...

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  • 15 Mar 2022

    Environment Agency faces legal challenge over sewage pollution in Whitburn

    The Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) has written to the Environment Agency (EA) on behalf of South...

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  • 03 Mar 2022

    Reviving UK waterways – FREE conference – 22nd March 2022

    The Environmental Law Foundation (ELF), in partnership with Imperial College London, is delighted to...

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