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Contaminated land

Industrial and commercial premises have a legal responsibility to limit pollution and harm done to the environment. This includes the contamination of land.

Land can be contaminated through activities like:

  • industrial operations
  • waste management
  • spillages and leaks

You can find out more in the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Conduct a ground gas assessment

If you're a developer, architect or builder and need to conduct ground gas protection assessment, you can download our guide below:

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Email us if you have any questions about conducting a ground gas assessment as part of your planning permission application.

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