First Environmental Liability Directive cases from European Court of Justice

First Environmental Liability Directive cases from European Court of Justice

First Environmental Liability Directive cases from European Court of Justice

On 9 March, in its first rulings on the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concluded that a Member State may establish what can only be described as a weak causal link between an operator’s activities and diffuse pollution for a competent authority to require the operator to clean up the pollution.

As environmental liabilities grow regulators look set to get busy

As environmental liabilities grow regulators look set to get busy

As environmental liabilities grow regulators look set to get busy

As environmental regulations and liabilities continue to grow in the U.K., beefed up by the implementation of the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD), authorities are set to increasingly use the new tools at their disposal to enforce clean up at contaminated sites, according to experts at an AIRMIC seminar.

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