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The beginning of the end for delays in Irish environmental decision-making?

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • May 1 2014

In 2013, the Irish High Court awarded 400,000 in compensation to two fishery companies because the Minister delayed unjustifiably in assessing

ECJ rules that endangered habitats must not be damaged for development purposes, except for reasons of overriding public interest

  • White & Case LLP
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • April 30 2013

On 11 April, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") handed down its judgment in Case C25811, ruling that endangered habitats may not be damaged

EU political update: 3 - 7 September 2012

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, Czech Republic, European Union, Global, Ireland, Russia
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  • September 3 2012

On 22 August 2012, Russia became the 156th member of the WTO after 18 years of negotiations

Sustainable and green public procurement developments

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • August 24 2012

There have been a number of developments in the area of sustainable and green public procurement:

Industrial Emissions Directive

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • June 21 2012

The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) consolidates seven existing EU Directives, including the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Directive, the Solvents Directive, the Large Combustion Plants Directive, and the Waste Incineration Directive into a single legislative instrument

Access to information on the environment

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • April 27 2012

The attention of FOI Officers is drawn to the European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment)(Amendment) Regulations 2011, which were published just before Christmas, so you may have missed them in the Christmas rush!

Access to information on the environment

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • April 12 2012

Directive 20034EC on public access to environmental information (“the Directive”) aims to ensure that information on environmental matters is made widely available to the public

Access to information on the environment

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • March 14 2012

In two judgments, the European Court of Justice has provided guidance on the extent of the exemption for authorities acting in a legislative capacity from having to provide access to environmental information under the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention

Irish implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive (200435EC)

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • January 4 2012

The European Communities (Environmental Liability) Regulations, 2008 (S.I. No. 5472008) as amended by the European Communities (Environmental Liability) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 3072011) came into force on 1 April 2009 and transpose the Environmental Liability Directive (200435EC) into Irish law

New Water Services (Amendment) Bill 2011 published

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • European Union, Ireland
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  • November 3 2011

The Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, published the Water Services (Amendment) Bill 2011 on 3 November 2011