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Court of Appeal Confirms Tridan V. Shell

In 2000, this firm was Counsel in this groundbreaking decision were a Plaintiff was entitled to insist that its lands be remediated to pristine and that the generic criteria where appropriate need not be used as a benchmark for remediation of a contaminated site. The Court of Appeal in Midwest Properties Ltd. v. John Thordarson and Thorco Contracting Limited confirmed the applicability of this case and applied it in visiting liability on an habitual contaminator who seriously damaged his neighbour’s lands.