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Cases selected for updating the Case-Law Guide.

Kotov and Others v. Russia, nos. 6142/18 and 14 others

11/10/22

Protective measures taken to reduce effects of pollution from a landfill. Applicability and merits.
Judgment | Legal Summary


Pavlov and Others v. Russia, no. 31612/09

11/10/22

Protective measures taken to reduce effects of pollution from a landfill. Applicability and merits.
Judgment | Legal Summary


Advisory opinion on the difference in treatment between landowners’ associations “having a recognised existence on the date of the creation of an approved municipal hunters’ association” and landowners’ associations set up after that date [GC], no. P16-2021-002

13/07/22

The protection of the environment is of “general interest” under the Convention.
Advisory opinion | Legal Summary 


Thibaut v. France (dec.), nos. 41892/19 and 41893/19

14/06/22

Effects of a planned extra-high-voltage line near the applicants’ house. 
Decision


Solyanik v. Russia, no. 47987/15

10/05/22

Cemetery nuisances. Applicability and merits.
Judgment


Bumbeș v. Romania, no. 18079/15

03/05/22

Activist fined for protesting against mining of precious metals in UNESCO world heritage site.
Judgment | Legal Summary 


Traina Berto and Others v. Italy (dec.), no. 75505/12

08/03/22

Emergency fund and financial aid after flooding of business premises.
Decision


Yusufeli İlçesini Güzelleştirme Yaşatma Kültür Varlıklarını Koruma Derneği v. Turkey (dec.), no. 37857/14

07/12/21

NGOs' standing in environmental cases.
Decision


Kapa and Others v. Poland, nos. 75031/13 and 3 others

14/10/21

Residents disturbed by years of heavy traffic owing to motorway project.
Judgment


Association BURESTOP 55 and Others v. France, nos. 56176/18 and 5 others

01/07/21

Environmental NGOs’ access to accurate information on environmental risks of a planned nuclear waste site and right of access to a court.
Judgment | Legal Summary


Gavrilova and Others v. Russia, no. 2625/17

16/03/21

Retroactive annulment of title deeds over plots of land classified as “forestry resources”.
Judgment


Hudorovič and Others v. Slovenia, nos. 24816/14 and 25140/14

10/03/20

Allegedly insufficient measures to ensure access to safe drinking water and sanitation for Roma communities.
JudgmentLegal Summary


Çiçek and Others v. Turkey (dec.), no. 44837/07

04/02/20

Complaint about passive attitude of authorities regarding air pollution from industrial plant lacking substantiation of nature of emissions or applicants’ concrete suffering.
DecisionLegal Summary


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