The Court of Justice has ruled that a national law requiring a landowner to pay a pecuniary fine for the incineration of waste on his land that he did not know about is compatible with EU law.
The Court of Justice (ECJ) has held that an environmental impact assessment (EIA) carried out following the realisation of the project in question is compatible with EU law in the situation where the authorities and the constructors acted in good faith.
The ACCC confirms public participation obligations regarding the construction of a nuclear power plant in a transboundary context
The construction of nuclear power plants in a transboundary context require the government of the country of origin to ensure participation of the public concerned in its own territory as well as that of the neighbouring countries affected.
Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee fails to call out Sweden for refusing access to justice to wind turbine complainer
The Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee has ruled that access to courts to challenge wind turbine permits cannot be dependent only on the distance from the complainer’s property,
European Court of Justice confirms presumption of confidentiality covering EU pilot procedure documents
The European Court of Justice has confirmed the existence of yet another category of documents that can be covered by a presumption of confidentiality.
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