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Commission v Netherlands: ECJ 2 Oct 2003

ECJ Failure of a Member State to fulfil its obligations – Directive 91/676/EEC – Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources – Article 5(4) and (5), paragraphs A(1), (2), (4) and (6) of Annex II and paragraph 1(2) and (3) and paragraph 2 of Annex III – Capacity of storage vessels … Continue reading Commission v Netherlands: ECJ 2 Oct 2003

Terre Wallonne v Wallonia: ECJ 17 Jun 2010

ECJ Directive 2001/42/EC – Assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment – Directive 91/676/EEC – Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources – Action programmes in respect of vulnerable zones Citations: [2010] EUECJ C-110/09, [2010] ECR I-5611 Links: Bailii Statutes: Directive 2001/42/EC, Directive 91/676/EEC Jurisdiction: European … Continue reading Terre Wallonne v Wallonia: ECJ 17 Jun 2010

Commission v Greece: ECJ 23 Apr 2015

ECJ (Judgment) Failure to fulfill obligations – Directive 91/676/EEC – Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources – Designation of waters and vulnerable areas – Content of excessive nitrates – Eutrophication – Quadrennial Review Obligation – Failure – Setting action programs – No C-149/14, [2015] EUECJ C-149/14, ECLI: EU: C: 2015: … Continue reading Commission v Greece: ECJ 23 Apr 2015

Commission v France: ECJ 4 Sep 2014

ECJ (Judgment) Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Directive 91/676/EEC – Article 5(4) – Annex II.A, points 1 to 3 and 5 – Annex III.1, points 1 to 3, and Annex III.2 – Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources – Periods for land application – Capacity of … Continue reading Commission v France: ECJ 4 Sep 2014

Commission v France: ECJ 13 Jun 2013

ECJ Failure to fulfill obligations – Directive 91/676/EEC – Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources – Designation of vulnerable zones – Content excessive nitrates – Eutrophication – Obligation Quadrennial Review C-193/12, [2013] EUECJ C-193/12 Bailii Directive 91/676/EEC European, Agriculture, Environment Updated: 03 December 2021; Ref: scu.526056

Walton v The Scottish Ministers: SC 17 Oct 2012

The appellant, former chair of a road activist group, challenged certain roads orders saying that the respondent had not carried out the required environmental assessment. His claim was that the road had been adopted without the consultation required by the Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive (‘the SEA Directive’), and that that the scope of the public … Continue reading Walton v The Scottish Ministers: SC 17 Oct 2012

Ezeemo and Others v Regina: CACD 16 Oct 2012

The defendants had been charged with offences relating to their intended transporting of waste materials to Nigeria. They appealed, complaining that the judge had directed that the offence under regulation 23 was an offence of strict liability. Held: The appeals failed. Once a substance or object has been discarded (and has therefore become waste) the … Continue reading Ezeemo and Others v Regina: CACD 16 Oct 2012

Commission v Poland: ECJ 20 Nov 2014

comm_polandECJ201411 ECJ Judgment – Failure to fulfill obligations – Directive 91/676/EEC – Protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources – Definition of inadequate or polluted waters may be – inadequate designation of vulnerable zones – Programmes of Action – incomplete measures Mme K. Jurimae (Rapporteur), P C-356/13, [2014] EUECJ C-356/13 Bailii … Continue reading Commission v Poland: ECJ 20 Nov 2014

Regina v Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Commissioners of Customs and Excise, ex parte National Farmers’ Union and others: ECJ 5 May 1998

Land from which nitrates were leeching off into rivers causing pollution, had to be designated as environmentally vulnerable land, if agricultural activities were a substantial even if only partially cause of the pollution. ‘As regards . . . the . .