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Lord Justice Jackson, a judge at the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, reviewed the costs of civil litigation in the UK. In his report, he recommends to adapt the “Aarhus Rules” and extend them…
To protect human health and the environment and ensure consumer choice, there is strict legislation controlling the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in…
The consultation sets out proposals for how to improve the environmental cost protection rules.The consultation is aimed at those who may be involved in or affected by environmental legal challenges…
ENGO standing in a case regarding UK compliance with EC Directive on ambient air quality.
Real time monitoring of public health during two periods of high air pollution in the UK showed that there were an estimated 3 500 extra healthcare visits for acute respiratory symptoms and…
Scotland’s top prosecutor has thrown his weight behind the creation of a specialist environmental court.The Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC said the measure would send a “huge and powerful message…
A major cost reform in environmental litigation has been the recent introduction of CPR 45.41 which introduces a system of protective costs into judicial reviews of decisions, acts and omissions…
Judgment by the United Kingdom Supreme Court in regards to R (on the application of Edwards and another (Appellant)) v Environment Agency and others (Respondents) (No 2) [2013] UKSC 78 was given on…
In February 2014, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will be hosting seven one-day public consultation meetings to discuss the Bank’s revised (1) Environmental and Social…
Regulation 4 "Proactive dissemination: routinely publishing environmental information" provides for a series of guidance, which goes into more detail than the Guide to the Environmental…