Environmental Case Law Summary, October 2007

Once again Edie News and Semple Fraser team up to bring readers the latest on legal cases which impact on environmental industries in the UK and Europe. This month the courts considered whether Austria should be allowed to ban GMOs, blocked German plans to subsidise domestic insulation markets and ruled that Britain’s Network Rail was not a public body, so not bound by the full force of the Freedom of Information Act.

  • Austria told it can't ban GMOs [Restricted]
  • Finnish port controls fall short on waste laws [Restricted]
  • German protectionist appeal kicked out by courts [Restricted]
  • Italy rapped for developing leisure and industry in protected areas [Restricted]
  • Network Rail need not divulge environmental info [Restricted]

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