Environmental Case Law Summary, November 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. In this month’s round-up the courts consider an attempt to block Government plans to show Al Gore's climate change film in schools, chemical companies' fight against pesticide restrictions an move to block EC aspirations to set community-wide penalties for polluting ship owners.
An inconvenient case - judge rules on climate 'indoctrination'
Court blocks damages claim from chemical companies
Court throws out Commission's pollution penalties
Lords rule on sewage case
Italian dig-and-dump case questioned
Finland needs waste plans for ports
Slovak steel company loses NAP battle
Italy slow to adopt conservation law