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Friends of the Earth, a UK environmental organization, is challenging plans developed by Wal-Mart’s Asda Group to expand units there by adding mezzanines that do not require planning approvals. reports that the group accuses Asda of exploiting loopholes inn the planning laws, and is pushing for changes that would require the chain to get approvals before adding on what, in some cases, is an entirely new store on another level.
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