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Welcome to the Aarhus Clearinghouse for Environmental Democracy.
This web portal showcases information on laws and practices relevant to the public's right to:
• access environmental information
• participate in environmental decision-making, and
• achieve justice on environmental matters

The Aarhus Clearinghouse provides information relevant to the implementation of Principle 10 of the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development at the global and regional level, as well as national levels all over the world. It also facilitates the collection, dissemination and exchange of information related to the UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (in short: Aarhus Convention).


Industry and green campaigners distrust the Commission and the data it uses to evaluate the impact of policy options. They request full access to the data in future impact assessments, according to…
(Original article in French.) As part of the proposed gas-fired combined cycle Landivisiau, four public inquiries are currently being held and conducted by the Prefecture of Finistère.
(Original article in German.) The planned "city tunnel Feldkirch" ensures party-internal discussions with the Greens. The Feldkirch Greens are strongly opposed to the construction; the state party is…