The CJEU has clarified that Member States authorities are obliged to conduct assessments under both the Environmental Impact Assessment and Habitats Directive when deciding to extend the operating time of polluting infrastructures
On 3 July 2019, the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee published its draft findings regarding an Irish communication on a decision to extend a quarry permit by 5 years.
ACCC/C/2014/104 (Netherlands) : findings on a communication related to the timely extension of operation of Borssele nuclear power plant in the Netherlands.
The CJEU published the Opinion of AG Kokott concerning a preliminary reference from the Belgian Constitutional Court about a life-time extension of two nuclear power plant reactors without prior environmental impact assessment.
New Aarhus findings: ACCC/C/2014/100 (UK) – Committee explains public participation requirements for plans/programmes
Last week, the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee has published its findings on communication ACCC/C/2014/100 (United Kingdom) concerning the controversial “High Speed 2” rail project from London to the West Midlands, Manchester and Leeds.