Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 60 (May)
Court: Court of Justice of the European Union (Second Chamber)
Judge:

Judges Ilesic (President of the Chamber), Prechal, Rosas, Toader (Rapporteur) and Jarasiunas

Judgment Dates: 26 April 2017

Catchwords

European Union - Environment - Conservation of natural habitats - Germany constructing coal-fired power station near Hamburg - European Commission seeking declaration that Germany having constructed power station at issue without conducting appropriate and comprehensive assessment of implications as required by EU law - Whether declaration should be granted - , art 6(3), (4).

The Case

European Union Environment. The Court of Justice of the European Union granted the application by the European Commission for a declaration that by authorising the construction of a coal-fired power station, without conducting an appropriate and comprehensive assessment if its implications, Germany had failed to fulfil its obligations under and of Council Directive (EEC) 92-43.

Practice Areas

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