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What Constitutes Environmental Information? More Than You Might Think
  • McCann FitzGerald
  • Ireland
  • March 1 2016

On 16 February Baker J delivered her judgment in the case of Minch v Commissioner for Environmental Information and the Department of Communications

Court of Appeal orders dismantling of wind turbines in County Cork
  • Beauchamps Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • April 5 2016

On 16 March 2016, Mr Justice Hogan (Hogan J) delivered the judgement of the Court of Appeal in William Bailey v Kilvinane Wind Farm Limited 2016

Access to Information on the Environment (AIE)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • October 27 2015

A High Court judgment on the definition of ‘Environmental Information’ is expected shortly, which should bring further clarity on the matter. The

West of Ireland Court Orders Volkswagen to Disclose Information on Emissions
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • June 24 2016

A county Mayo court has recently directed car manufacturer Volkswagen to disclose information regarding emissions in what is the first reported court

Supreme Court remits illegal dumping case to High Court
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • May 27 2014

In Laois County Council v Hanrahan 2014 IESC 34, the Supreme Court heard an appeal against the High Court decision, to have the appellant held in

The Biofuels Obligation Act, 2010
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 6 2010

On 9 June 2010 the President of Ireland signed the Energy (Biofuels Obligation and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2010 (the "Act") into law

The Carbon Tax
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • January 4 2012

The Commission on Taxation Report, 2009 recommended the introduction of a carbon tax as a means of generating revenue for the Irish State, while helping to change behavioural patterns around fossil fuel consumption and carbon emissions

New Fishing Quotas Agreed
  • William Fry
  • European Union, Ireland
  • December 18 2015

Negotiations on the 2016 fishing quotas concluded in Brussels this week. Despite the reductions that had been proposed by the European Commission in

The green economy and what the future holds
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • September 9 2013

As a nation we need to focus on being the best in certain areas and exploiting areas where we have a comparative advantage. Ireland has a genuine

Water services investment - working within the framework of environmental law (01112011)
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland
  • August 1 2012

Following the IMF - EU Programme and the Programme for Government 2011, the efficient, clean, and cost-effective delivery of water services is top of the agenda