The barriers to public participation in environmental policymaking are “numerous and growing”, the European Environmental Bureau has warned in a report published on Wednesday ..
News 25 Apr 2019
A Bulgarian government plan to open up almost half the area of the UNESCO protected Pirin National Park to developers has been halted by a ..
News 17 Jan 2019
The EU Court of Justice rejected on Thursday a call by Poland to scrap legislation designed to increase the cost to industry of emitting greenhouse ..
News 21 Jun 2018
The Bulgarian EU presidency suffered a double blow to its environmental reputation after the government lost two court cases brought against its actions in protected ..
News 30 Apr 2018
The EU Genetically Modified Organisms Directive was never intended to apply to plant strains produced by mutagenesis, a European court official indicated on Thursday ..
News 18 Jan 2018
The European Food Safety Authority has rejected allegations of fraud and wilfully endangering the public after glyphosate campaigners launched legal bids in five European states ..
News 4 Dec 2017
The EU Court of Justice (ECJ) has threatened Poland with a daily penalty of €100,000 if it fails to comply with an injunction to halt ..
News 21 Nov 2017
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 ..
News 15 Nov 2017
The European Commission has requested the EU court to impose financial penalties on Poland if it does not comply with an order to halt logging ..
News 18 Sep 2017
Polish officials have dismissed as “politically motivated” an injunction from the EU court ordering an immediate halt to logging activity in the Białowieża forest pending ..
News 31 Jul 2017
The European Commission has taken the unusual step of asking the EU court to order an immediate halt to logging operations in Białowieża Forest pending ..
News 13 Jul 2017
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EU member states have proposed setting up specialist police and legal units to tackle environmental crime after UNEP and Interpol highlighted it as a “growing ..
News 12 Dec 2016
The UK government’s environment department will have to revisit its air quality plans again after they were ruled illegal in a judicial review ..
News 2 Nov 2016
The European Commission has said it will encourage EU-wide harmonisation of fines for farmers that breach environmental rules under the Common Agricultural Policy ..
News 1 Nov 2016
The UK government has been referred to the EU Court of Justice for failing to protect marine mammals as part of the European Commission’s latest ..
News 30 Sep 2016