At the end of August we wrote about European initiatives for green or sustainable financing. On 25 September 2019 the Council of the EU...
In a judgment issued on 25 July 2018, the CJEU followed the earlier Opinion of Advocate General Tanchev and held that although measures in a management plan would at a minimum maintain and also potentially increase...
The CJEU has found that Bulgaria breached Article 4(1) of the Wild Birds Directive 2009/147/EC, by failing to include the entire Important Bird Area covering the Rila Mountains as a Special Protection Area (SPA).
Beale & Co
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has consulted on a revised Waste Management Plan for England ("the Plan").
In Part 1 of the Philip Lee Green Finance Series we looked at the background to climate change crisis, the EU Green Deal, and its component parts.
Notwithstanding that pandemic loans and supports have dominated the loan market so far in 2020, green and sustainability linked loans have increased in importance and are likely to continue to do ...
Part 1 - Green Loans - Overview of the key features...
M50 Skip Hire & Recycling Limited, a waste collection operator in Dublin, lost its recent High Court challenge of a decision of the Commissioner for Environmental Information to grant access to certain of the Company's waste destination data ...
Part 1 of this advisory series provides an overview of the key provisions of the Disclosures Regulation. Part 2 in this series considered the BMR Amendment.
On Monday (6 January 2020), the Government published the Draft General Scheme of the Climate Action (Amendment) Bill 2019 (the "General Scheme"),
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The High Court has ruled in favour of the Irish government following a challenge taken by Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) over the former's alleged failure to tackle climate change.
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Irish Government's alleged failure to mitigate climate change is the subject of a legal challenge taken by Friends of the Irish Environment CLG (FIE) ...
This case involved a wind farm, where 6 turbines were initially proposed, but subsequently was re-designed as a 4 turbine wind farm.
Following the recent CJEU decision in North East Pylon Pressure Campaign Ltd. and Maura Sheehy v. An Bord Pleanála & Ors, C-470/16 (NEPP) (accessible here), there have been two decisions of the Irish High Court...
This is the April edition of the Arthur Cox Environment & Planning Update, the monthly bulletin of the Arthur Cox Environment & Planning Group ...
This is the new edition of the Arthur Cox Environment & Planning Update, the monthly bulletin of the Arthur Cox Environment & Planning Group focused on recent developments in the industry sectors that we believe may be of particular interest to you including all key domestic and European news
Mason Hayes & Curran
Alan Kelly, Ireland’s Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, published the "Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill 2015" on Monday 19 January 2015.
In 2013, the Irish High Court awarded €400,000 in compensation to two fishery companies.
Operators of landfill sites are obliged to charge fees for disposal of waste which must be sufficient to cover.
The Commission for Energy Regulation now regulates the safety of offshore and onshore oil and gas activities under the Petroleum Safety Framework.