Environmental Law

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Ireland has failed to fulfil its obligations under EU biodiversity conservation laws, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled. The court yesterday handed down its judgment in the case C-444/21, brought against Ireland by the European Commission with support from the German g

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Exorbitant costs are preventing individuals and community groups from bringing legal challenges to safeguard the environment in England and Wales, according to NGOs. A shared report by the RSPB, the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF), and Friends of the Earth England, Wales and Northern Ireland sugg

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A solicitor who objected to a strategic housing development in Limerick on environmental grounds has welcomed a decision by An Bord Pleanála to refuse planning permission for a second time. Limerick solicitor Michelle Hayes, president of Environmental Trust Ireland, said the proposed developm

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A new "digital toolkit" for communities, campaigners and researchers seeking environmental justice has been launched by Community Law & Mediation (CLM) and Environmental Justice Network Ireland (EJNI). The Manual of Environmental Justice was developed following a comprehensive needs assessment c

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Lawyers have welcomed progress on the setting up of a dedicated planning and environment division of the High Court. The government today announced that the establishment of the new court — promised in the programme for government — will be "completed as soon as possible" without the nee

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With a recent court ruling, France is showing Ireland the way forward on environmental justice, Tom O'Connor reports from Toulouse. The right to live in a healthy and stable environment was established as a fundamental freedom this week by the French Conseil d’État, the country’s

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