The ENDS Europe Infringements Dashboard

UPDATED: Details of the latest set of infringement proceedings have been added to the ENDS Europe Infringements Dashboard, an interactive online tool to help you keep up to date with essential information on environmental infringement decisions.

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Infringements: Commission gives Cyprus final warning over untreated sewage

Cyprus faces the prospect of fines for failing to respect a ruling from the European Court of Justice ordering it to adequately collect and treat waste water, while 12 other member states have received final warnings for breaching energy and environment rules.

Politics & Law

Infringements: ECJ adviser says Ireland breached nature protection rules

A legal adviser to the EU’s top court has said Ireland should be found guilty of a ‘general and persistent infringement’ of the Habitats Directive.

Politics & Law

Infringements: Commission refers seven countries to ECJ over eco-breaches

Ireland, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Portugal and Slovakia have all been referred to the European Court of Justice for breaching EU green rules ranging from landfills to invasive species.

Politics & Law

Infringements: Commission justifies ‘strategic approach’ to enforcing green rules

Taking legal action against member states for systemic breaches of environmental law rather than individual cases has led to a more efficient infringements process, the European Commission has said.

Politics & Law

Infringements: Commission issues final warnings over RED and EED

Eleven member states have received reasoned opinions over their failure to fully transpose key EU rules on renewable energy and energy efficiency, the European Commission announced on Thursday.


EU air pollution rules allow individuals to claim compensation - ECJ opinion

Individuals may be able to claim compensation from their governments if they can prove illegally high air pollution has damaged their health, an adviser to the EU’s top court has said.

Politics & Law

Commission takes Malta and Poland to court over waste water treatment

Malta and Poland face legal action at the EU’s top court after the European Commission accused them of breaching the Urban Waste Water Directive.


Commission threatens to fine Spain over plans to regularise illegal irrigation

The European Commission has warned Spain in a strongly worded letter that it will take immediate action, including requesting a fine, if the Andalusian parliament approves a proposed amnesty for illegal agricultural irrigation in the protected Doñana wetland area.


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