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:
Ground gas protection assessmentsDownload PDF (887.96 KB)
Email us if you have any questions about conducting a ground gas assessment as part of your planning permission application.