Day: 10 May 2006
UK in the clear over scrapyard impact assessments
The European Court of Justice has thrown out a case brought against the UK by the European Commission which had claimed that sanctioning the operations of scrapyards that had not had planning permission was dodging the need for environmental impact assessments.
Environmental Case Law Summary, May 06
This month Edie News and Semple Fraser team up to bring readers the latest on legal cases which impact on environmental industries in the UK, Europe and further afield. In this month's roundup Portugal falls foul of European authorities for building a motorway through a bird haven while the UK attempts to clear up issues over environmental impact assessments at Crystal Palace. The UK is also cleared of trying to dodge EIAs for unplanned scrapyards.
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