The European Parliament has called on the EU executive to table legislation on “minimum standards for access to judicial review of environmental policy” and a revision of the way the Aarhus Convention is implemented in Europe, as it adopted on Wednesday a resolution criticising aspects of a recent Action Plan for Nature.
The non-legislative resolution on the European Commission plan, previously criticised by environmentalists in April for a lack of any commitment to channel fresh EU funding into conservation, was approved by 612 votes to 33, with 35 members abstaining.
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