MEPs demand law on access to judicial review

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

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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