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 individual interest, rather than a public interest, when the claimant alleges infringement of a law flowing from EU environment law.
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
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Publisher:UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Court/body:Court of Justice of the European Union
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