Wells v Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions: ECJ 7 Jan 2004

ECJ Directive 85/337/EEC – Assessment of the effects of certain projects on the environment – National measure granting consent for mining operations without an environmental impact assessment being carried out – Direct effect of directives – Triangular situation.


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[2004] EUECJ C-201/02, [2004] 1 CMLR 31, [2004] ECR I-723, [2005] All ER (EC) 323, [2004] NPC 1, [2004] Env LR 27




Directive 85/337/EEC



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CitedWalton 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 . .
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Updated: 08 June 2022; Ref: scu.192238