EU - Court of Justice - Protect Natur-, Arten- und Landschaftsschutz Umweltorganisation v Bezirkshauptmannschaft Gmünd, Reference for a preliminary ruling (C - 664/15) - summary with link to judgment
Standing – Environmental NGOs must be able to challenge decisions made within the framework of water law permit procedures. Where participation as a party to the administrative procedure is required…
EU - Court of Justice - Jozef Križan and Others v Slovenská inšpekcia životného prostredia (C-416/10 ) - Summary with link to preliminary ruling
Effective remedies - Members of the public concerned must be able to ask the court to suspend a challenged permit during the review procedure.
EU - Court of Justice - Mr Edwards and Mr Pallicaropoulos (C-260/11) - Summary with link to preliminary ruling
Access to justice and costs in environmental cases - This request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of the fifth paragraph of Article 10a of Council Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June…
EU - Court of Justice - Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland, Landesverband Nordrhein-Westfalen eV v. Bezirksregierung Arnsberg Germany (C-115/09) - Summary with link to preliminary ruling
NGO standing (art. 2, 6 and 9) - National legislation cannot limit the opportunity to appeal decisions likely to have significant effects on the environment to those alleging impairment of an…
EU - Court of Justice - Djurgården-Lilla Värtans Miljöskyddsförening v Stockholms kommun genom dess marknämnd Sweden (C-263/08) - Summary with reference to preliminary ruling
NGO standing (art. 2, 6 and 9) - National legislation could not limit standing for non-governmental organizations promoting environmental protection to organizations having at least 2000 members.
EU - Court of Justice - Lesoochranárske zoskupenie VLK v Ministerstvo životného prostredia Slovakia (C-240/09) - Summary with link to preliminary ruling
The requirements for public participation in environmental decisions (art. 3, 6 and 9).