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Heathrow ruling endangers projects globally

A UK court’s rejection of Heathrow Airport’s expansion policy as invalid on climate change grounds has implications for major projects globally

You can read more stories like this by subscribing to our monthly Energy Transition newsletter here Written by Norton Rose Fulbright partners: Noni Shannon, Sydney; Elisa de Wit, Melbourne; Holly Stebbing, London; Matthew Keen, Vancouver The Court of Appeal of England and Wales’ unanimous ruling on 27 February 2020 that the National Policy Statement (NPS) providing for the construction of a third runway at Heathrow Airport was invalid could have wide ramifications for all carbon-intensive industries. The Airports National Policy Statement: new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports in the south east of England (ANPS), was ruled invalid and its designation as a NPS unlawful on seve



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