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NGOs ask Commission to step in as Bulgaria threatens access to justice

In Bulgaria, we are witnessing an increasing pressure on democracy and civil society's rights, including on access to justice on environmental matters following the most... 06-09-2017

Commission pressured over conservation shortcomings

The EU will fail to halt biodiversity loss unless Brussels steps up its response and proposes concrete policies to plug financing gaps, according to MEPs and the European... 05-09-2017

PRESS RELEASE: Environmental NGOs call on European Commission to end the hurdles in access to justice in environmental matters

Environmental NGOs call on European Commission to end the hurdles in access to justice in environmental matters 24-08-2017

News from Slovenia

Upon the complaint of J&E Slovenia (PIC), the Ministry of Environment concluded that an EIA has to be performed for the extension of the Krsko Nuclear Power Plant. By... 23-08-2017

Not even Brexit can fix it

UN says UK deviating further from Aarhus Convention 22-08-2017

It is getting more difficult to work with Poland

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 the... 21-08-2017

EU court rules ex-post EIAs can ‘regularise’ projects

Interesting interpretation by the EU Court of a legal instrument originally designed to assess environmental impacts BEFORE a project is completed 18-08-2017

Breaking: The Court of Justice of the EU has issued a ban on logging in Białowieża Forest

The Court of Justice of the EU has issued a ban on logging in Białowieża Forest, saying all chainsaws and harvesters must be stopped immediately. The ruling shows that, in the... 28-07-2017

EU’s top court confirms that all documents held by European Commission fall under access to documents rules

The Court confirmed that the EU institutions should always apply the EU’s access to documents rules to any documents they hold, regardless of the original authors. On the... 27-07-2017

ACER finds a mixed picture in the implementation of Infrastructure Projects of Common Interest

ACER published its third consolidated annual report on the progress of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) in electricity and gas. The report examines how the projects on the... 26-07-2017