Bulgaria has passed a law today that restricts people, public institutions and NGOs’ ability to go to court for the environment.
Prosecutor cases are urgently needed to ensure that local governments abide by their legal environmental responsibilities.
Find more about the EU Council’s decision on Aarhus, Hungarian ruling on access to justice and EU Ombudsman’s decision on State aid matters…
In a disappointing decision, the EU Ombudsman has confirmed the EU Commission’s interpretation of the State aid rules that only competitors can have the status of “an interested party”.
ClientEarth and the Supreme People’s Court in China have this week coordinated an unprecedented training programme for judges on environment cases.