ClientEarth has taken legal action against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline extension, a project to build and operate a new twin pipeline from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany.
- ClientEarth moves to block construction of Nord Stream 2 pipeline in Sweden
- ClientEarth takes legal action against construction of gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 in Finland
Company Enea will have to justify its decision to power ahead with the controversial project in court, as Poland feels the pressure before COP24.
Environmental lawyers ClientEarth have put the directors of Energa and Enea on notice of the increasing risk of legal action if they proceed with the project.
Residents of Czerwionka-Leszczyny, a town in Silesia, Poland, have succeeded in closing the town’s highly polluting coking plant.
Last month, the European Commission initiated infringement proceedings against the Polish government for breaching nature protection laws.