Heathrow Urges Top UK Court To OK Runway Expansion Plan

Law360, London (October 7, 2020, 7:44 PM BST) -- London's Heathrow Airport asked the U.K.'s highest court Wednesday to overturn a decision blocking the aviation hub's expansion plans for failing to factor in the country's Paris Agreement commitments, saying the international treaty wasn't yet part of English law when the government gave the green light.

Heathrow Airport asked the U.K. Supreme Court to overturn a decision blocking expansion plans for failing to factor in climate change commitments. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Heathrow Airport Ltd.'s lawyer, David Anderson QC of Brick Court Chambers, told the U.K. Supreme Court that when the 2018 decision to increase the capacity of the airport was made,...

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