The UK Court of Appeal ruled in the case of environmental activist group Friends of the Earth versus the Secretary of State for Transport over the proposed expansion of Heathrow was unlawful because under the UK governments own climate change commitments.Lord Justice Lindblom, Lord Justice Singh and Lord Justice Haddon-Cave ruled that moves by Heathrow Airport to expand via a third runway under the “Airports National Policy Statement: new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports in the south east of England” (ANPS) was unlawful.The ruling dismissed a number of the arguments put forward by Friends of the Earth, such as

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