Assessing environmental impacts on water bodies

Category: EIA

Recent comparative legal study carried out by Justice and Environment (J&E) in seven EU Member countries aims to provide evidence of the application of a particular mechanism enshrined in Art 4(7) of the Water Framework Directive.


This study is based on the questionnaire filled in by J&E experts in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia. The study forms a package of documents that are compiled by J&E in 2018 as part of its input to the fitness check of the WFD.



Related content:

Study “Assessing environmental impacts on water bodies. A brief analysis on application of art 4(7) assessments in selected EU MS. Comparative legal study.“

EIA topic on J&E website




For more information, please contact:

Siim Vahtrus, Chairman, J&E, chairman(at), phone +372 5568 3880