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Costs – The Court of Appeal endorsed the flexible approach adopted in the cases of Compton and Buglife and considered that, in principle,there would be no barrier to the granting of a Protective Cost…
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Review procedure and costs (art. 2, 6 and 9) – The ECJ found that the EIA for a private road development damaging a coastal wetland was in compliance with EU Directive 85/337/EEC. However, on the…
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NGO standing - The special protection of the environment given by art. 45 of the Spanish Constitution, and the broad and collective interests and protections on Spanish citizens require a wide scope…
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NGO standing (Art. 2 and 9) - The concept of ”environmental interest” should be interpreted in a wide sense according to Italian law, including the historical and artistic value of buildings.
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Access to justice for NGOs - Environmental NGOs are entitled to bring an action in order to be awarded environmental damages, also in criminal proceedings when they represent environmental interests…
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On 19 February 2004, the Rennes Administrative Tribunal refused to annul the decision of theprefect of Morbihan. The Morbihan decision would denied the association of inhabitants of theMorbihan coast…
Standing for individuals (art. 2.5, 9.3) - Residents of a municipality are allowed to bring, on behalf of an inactive municipality, an action for cessation of building activities that harms the…
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Several non-governmental organizations filed a lawsuit against the Government and a miningcompany, disputing the legality of an environmental impact assessment to conduct miningactivities in the…
Public Participation concerning Plans, Programmes and Policies Relating to theEnvironment – The simplification of planning legislation concerning so-called “deferreddevelopment zones of an industrial…
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Public Participation concerning Plans, Programmes and Policies Relating to the Environment – The simplification of planning legislation concerning highways in the Walloon Region of Belgium is not…
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