The EU’s proposal not to adopt the UN’s findings that it is breaching international law by blocking EU court access in environmental matters has been rejected.
Today’s victory means that claimants will no longer have to expose their private financial details in open court when applying for judicial review.
ClientEarth and WWF Greece have filed a complaint against the Greek state for violating an international agreement by effectively making it impossible to challenge unlawful permits for many of the country’s coal-fired power plants.
Government suffered a humiliating defeat in the House of Lords last night when peers voted in favour of Lord Marks’ regret motion on new cost rules for environmental cases.
Ministers are playing Russian roulette with the future of the UK’s environment
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