Supreme Administrative Court of Poland denies local resident the right to challenge air quality program
In January 2018 the Supreme Administrative Court of Poland upheld the decision of the Regional Administrative Court denying standing to a resident, to challenge the air quality program adopted by the Silesian Regional Assembly.
Two interesting and very welcomed initiatives pushing for more access to justice in environmental matters have been initiated by “Brussels”.
The Council is considering relying on Article 241 TFEU to request the European Commission to propose to amend legislation on access to justice.
ClientEarth is joining the United Nations experts call to release individuals jailed for protesting against a discharge of toxic industrial chemicals into coastal waters of Vietnam.
High hopes for improved public access to EU courts after talks at a meeting of the Council of the EU.