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ECJ ruling clarifies “deterioration” under Water Frame-work Directive
  • CMS Hasche Sigle
  • European Union
  • July 23 2015

On 1 July 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rendered its long-awaited judgment interpreting the EU Water Framework Directive 200060 ("WFD"


EU Court of Justice rules on consequences for operators who understate emissions in a verified report
  • Dentons
  • European Union
  • July 8 2015

On April 29, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) gave its judgment concerning penalties for failing to surrender sufficient


Important judgement on the relationship between EU and international law: MSC Orchestra and sulphur emissions
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Global
  • July 3 2015

An issue of key concern to the shipping community is whether EU law prevails over international treaty law (in particular, treaties in the maritime


EUAustria: implementation of the Water Framework Directive
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria, European Union
  • July 2 2015

As one of its main environmental objectives, EU Directive 200060EC ("Water Framework Directive" WFD), in concreto its art 4, requires all Member


SHE matters - Summer 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Spain
  • July 1 2015

The Control of Major Accident Hazard (“COMAH”) Regulations are intended to prevent on-shore industrial major accidents and to limit their


Transport: EU legal proceedings on emissions
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union
  • June 25 2015

The EU this month decided to refer Belgium and Bulgaria to the European Court of Justice over breach of air quality standards. Sweden has been warned


Actualités Éclairage : Installations Classées
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France
  • June 15 2015

La mise en cause du propriétaire non exploitant d'un terrain pollué ou encombré par des déchets est un serpent de mer en droit français, mais la


National legal framework and Directive 200435EC regarding environmental liability
  • CMS DeBacker
  • European Union
  • May 27 2015

In an important judgment of 4 March 2015 (OJ C 138, 27.4.2015, p. 12), the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) pronounced on the


Are telecoms companies now public authorities who must comply with law on access to environmental information?
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union
  • May 27 2015

Water companies have until now not been treated as EIR public authorities. Fish Legal and Mrs Shirley between them challenged three water companies


UK: EIRFish Legal judgment
  • Eversheds LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

The Environmental Information Regulations 2004 ("EIR") compel public authorities to disclose requested environmental information, large volumes of