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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 fishing rights for a body of water that has been damaged); this also means that those affected/likely to be affected cannot be denied access to justice in this context on the grounds that they cannot sufficiently argue having a sufficient interest or impairment of a right under national law.

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