UNITED KINGDOM - COURT OF APPEAL - CASE RE AIRPORT NATIONAL POLICY STATEMENT - SUMMARY WITH LINK TO JUDGMENT
The Secretary of State for Transport erred in law in failing to take the Paris Agreement into account when designating the Airports National Policy Statement (NPS) under the Planning Acts 2008.
Right to legal aid of non-governmental organizations – The Supreme Court of Spain declared null and void its own decisions approving the costs assessment that the “Instituto Internacional de Derecho…
Standing to challenge air quality plans in Poland
Standing of environmental NGOs in species protection case.
EU - Court of Justice - Klohn v An Bord Pleanala, Reference for a preliminary ruling (C-167/17) - summary with link to judgment
Key issue: Does the “not prohibitively expensive” requirement in Art 11 of Directive 2011/92/EU have direct effect and what is the temporal application of that rule? The CJEU went on to confirm that…
Environmental NGO standing in administrative sanctioning procedure.
Access to justice in spatial (urban) planning law
Access to justice for the public concerned to challenge air quality plans
EU - Court of Justice - Gert Folk case, reference for a preliminary ruling (C - 529/15) - summary with link to judgment
Standing – Those affected or likely to be affected by environmental damage must have access to justice to challenge such damage; this includes those with use rights that have been affected (such as…
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…