The European Union is breaching the law by stopping individuals and campaign groups taking environmental cases to court. This is the finding of the UN committee charged with guaranteeing citizen’s access to justice in environmental matters internationally.
Judgment on access to information contained in electronic databases highlights transparency rules becoming obsolete
The Court of Justice has ruled that the EU’s transparency rules do not allow citizens to access information stored in electronic databases unless there is a pre-existing search tool to extract it.
The Court of Auditors published a report on the implementation of the Birds and Habitats directives. The report concentrates on management, financing and monitoring. The auditing report found deficiencies and gaps in each of the three areas.
The Commission has published a report on the implementation of the Waste Framework Directive, sewage sludge , packaging and packaging waste, electrical and electronic waste, batteriesand landfills – four years late.
The Commission is breaching EU and international law by failing to share reports on environmental law breaking by national governments. ClientEarth has complained to the European Ombudsman.
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