Commission urges 10 member states to improve EIA compliance

The European Commission has fired shots over the bows of 10 member states regarding their transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive, in its latest infringements package

The European Commission has fired shots over the bows of 10 member states regarding their transposition of the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive, in its latest infringements package released on Thursday. 

The EU executive has sent a letter of reasoned opinion - the second stage in its infringements process that precedes a referral to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) - to Lithuania for failing to incorporate new provisions in the EIA Directive into domestic law. 

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