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The Urgenda Foundation (Urgenda) brought this claim against the Netherlands, alleging that it has a legal obligation to take more ambitious measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Urgenda argued…
Main objectives: How the Aarhus Convention has brought international and European environmental law to the Court.   Implementation: More and more references to the Aarhus Convention in the case law…
Standing for the public concerned – An administrative authorisation procedure for a project likely to have a significant effect on the environment may not be concluded if an ENGO’s request to be…
Charges for supplying environmental information - such charges should include only other costs that do not arise from the establishment and maintenance of the registers, lists and facilities for…
Access to information - Two cumulative conditions must be fulfilled for disclosure of the external experts names who made certain comments on the draft of the guidance document for applicants who…
Access to information - the conclusions of the state environmental expertiza of the Ukrainian Ministry of Environmental Protection and its territorial bodies should be published and made available…
Request for environmental information may be refused - The Court found that no full disclosure was called for studies that "had already been placed in a file relating to the pre-litigation stage of…
Definition of a "public authority" - undertakings, such as the water companies concerned, which provide public services relating to the environment are under the control of a body or person falling…
Access to product information - Interpretation of the obligation under the REACH Regulation to provide information on the presence of a substance of very high concern in an article. The main question…
Criteria for ENGO standing –The criteria in law for ENGO standing must be read generously in order to meet with the international obligations on access to justice in environmental matters.