US lawyers confident to win more Glyphosate-related legal cases against Monsanto

By |september 5th, 2018|cancer, environmental justice, glyphosate, News, pesticide, Roundup|

In a public hearing at the European Parliament on Wednesday (5 September), two US attorneys said they were confident they would win further legal cases against Monsanto, following a landmark San Francisco trial in August that ordered the US company to pay plaintiff Dwayne Johnson $289 million in damages.

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A genuine right to challenge EU decisions in court

By |maj 4th, 2018|environmental justice, environmental law, environmental liability, News|

The European Union needs to stand up for environmental democracy and provide access to justice – to ensure respect for the rule of law, to maintain its environmental leadership, and to restore its legitimacy, warns Anaïs Berthier.

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Green groups say Greece granting illegal permits to polluting plants

By |september 15th, 2017|environmental justice, Greece, IED, industrial emissions directive, News|

Environmental activists have accused Greece of violating an international convention by directly granting permits to its national energy company and making it impossible for anyone to launch a legal challenge against them.

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NGOs ask Commission to step in as Bulgaria threatens access to justice

By |september 5th, 2017|Bulgaria, Bulgarian Presidency, Corina Crețu, environmental justice, Karmenu Vella, News, Věra Jourová|

A coalition of green NGOs has called on the European Commission to intervene in Bulgaria, after the country’s ruling party announced a proposal that the environmentalists said would limit access to justice by increasing costs.

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