Archive for the 'agriculture' Category

Sibsey poultry farm Moy Park fined for chicken smells – BBC News

“A Lincolnshire poultry farm has been fined for allowing ‘nauseating’ smells to affect nearby residents.”

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BBC News, 24th March 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Soil Association given libel warning after objection to huge pig farm – The Guardian

“When a charity objected to plans for a pig factory for up to 25,000 animals, they expected a fight. But now the battle looks likely to intensify after the leading London lawyers Carter-Ruck threatened libel proceedings.”

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The Guardian, 18th January 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina (TA Gwillim & Sons) v Welsh Ministers – WLR Daily

Regina (TA Gwillim & Sons) v Welsh Ministers 2010] EWCA Civ 1048; [2010] WLR (D) 243

“In calculating financial support for farmers under the single payment scheme in Council Regulation (EC) No 1872/2003, a farmer could qualify as a hardship case within art 40 of that Regulation if his ‘production was adversely affected’ in the reference period 2000–2002. He could establish that his production had been adversely affected by reason of agri-environmental commitments not only where he had suffered a dip or reduction in production, but also if he could show that such commitments had prevented or restricted an increase in production.”

WLR Daily, 7th October 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Legal challenge to farmer’s green scheme in Talgarth – BBC News

“A national park has launched a legal challenge against the Welsh Assembly Government after it said a green energy plant could be built on a farm.”

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BBC News, 8th April 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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