European ECO Forum Statement to the Fourth Meeting of the Parties to the Aarhus Convention
30/06/2011 UE Countries (news)

We, >100 non-governmental organisations and representatives of civil society from 35 countries of Caucasus, Central Asia and Europe, agree the following on 29 June 2011, in Chișinău, Moldova.
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EC takes UK to court on cost of environment cases
14/04/2011 UE Countries (news)

The European Commission is taking the UK to the EU Court of Justice over the high cost of challenges of decisions on the environment. Under EU law, the possibility of challenging decisions affecting the environment should be fair, equitable, timely and not prohibitively expensive. The Commission is concerned that the potentially high cost of losing legal actions is preventing NGOs and individuals in the UK from bringing cases in the first place.
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Aarhus law not fully implemented in EU – report
17/06/2010 UE Countries (news)

Article 9 of the Aarhus convention, which allows the public to challenge national and local authorities over environmental decisions, is applied very differently across the EU, according to a report published by NGO Justice and Environment (J&E).
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