Expensive and uncertain nuclear industry future

The European Commission outlines an expensive, uncertain future for the European nuclear industry in a leaked draft of a strategic paper on nuclear investments tentatively set to... 04-02-2016

Freedom of infringement information - a win at the Court

Fighting for the transparency of infringement information is a long fight. Now J&E scored a victory at a national Court. 27-01-2016

Secrecy just for the taste of it

The Hungarian NGO Energiaklub is a non-profit organization focusing on energy, climate and related issues. It has always been very critical towards nuclear energy projects and... 19-01-2016

A new level of scrutiny against Hungary

By means of a letter dated 23 November 2015 the European Commission notified Hungary of its decision to initiate a state aid procedure concerning a possible aid to the Paks... 18-01-2016

Nature wins again at the EU Court

In Bulgaria, amongts others, there are two special protection areas (SPAs), the Kaliakra and the Belite Skali SPAs, including important bird areas (IBAs). Bulgaria, however,... 14-01-2016

Promising developments in terms of access rights in Austria

Access to justice in Austria is under EU Court scrutiny Following a case by the WWF, the Austrian Highest Administrative Court (VwGH) is now requesting a preliminary ruling by... 22-12-2015

Progress tracking of the TTIP negotiations

J&E wants to support environmental NGOs fighting the TTIP. Soon we will be publishing our study on what legal grounds the negotiations leading to the possible adoption... 21-12-2015

No recent report on ELD implementation yet

Although the European Parliament adopted a resolution on 8 October 2015 on lessons learned from the red mud disaster, five years after the accident in Hungary... 17-12-2015


The European Commission has adopted a list of 195 key energy infrastructure projects which will help deliver Europe’s energy and climate objectives and form key building blocks of... 19-11-2015

Access to EU documents remains heavily restricted

According to the General Court, impact assessments intended to guide the Commission in drawing up its proposals for legislative acts are not, in principle, to be accessible to the... 16-11-2015