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R. (on the application of Mageean) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2011] Env. L.R. 9.

DATE: 28 Jul 2010

R. (on the application of Mageean) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government  [2011] Env. L.R. 9.

John Litton QC acted for the Secretary of State in a statutory challenge to the grant of a planning permission for a wind turbine. The principal issue related to whether the Secretary of State should have re-considered an earlier screening decision that the development was not EIA development following the designation of a World Heritage Site. The case is currently on appeal.