Edie environmental case law summary December 2005
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. Updates covered include the UK victory on emission NAP, Germany rapped for weak protection of conservation areas, UK falls foul of EU over bird laws, Wembley planning decision upheld and Lancashire cleared over EIA controversy.
· Wembley plans upheld: R (on the application of Wembley Field Ltd) v Brent London Borough Council
· Germany not doing enough to protect conservation areas: Case C-98/03, Commission v Germany
· UK falls foul of EU over bird laws: Case C-131/05, Commission v UK
· UK wins battle over emissions allowance: Case T-178/05, UK v Commission