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Government stalling on Aarhus compliance?

The Scottish Government’s proposals for new rules of court on Protective Expense Orders published last month are as disappointing as they are late. Codification of the rules of court on Protective Expense Orders (PEO) was recommended by Lord Gill’s review … Continue reading

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The Hunterston coal power proposal and access to environmental justice in Scotland

The Hunterston case was brought by Marco McGinty, a bird-watcher from Largs who visits the site on an almost daily basis. With the support from a number of NGOs, including Friends of the Earth Scotland, the local community and a solicitor called Frances McCArtney, Marco lodged a judicial review in September 2009 against the Scottish Government over the inclusion of Hunterston in the second National Planning Framework. Continue reading

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The Supreme Court intervention: hand-delivering two boxes full of 15 lever arch files

On Monday afternoon, around four o’clock I received a text from Juliet Swann asking if there was any chance that I’d be viagra vendita on line italia up for a day trip to London leaving tomorrow morning. I was free … Continue reading

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Access to environmental justice: The Supreme Court intervention

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Campaigners get fired up over Leith Biomass power plant

Yesterday (17 February) we got to meet local Leith residents, who are up in arms about Forth Energy’s plan to build a new power plant at the Leith Docks. The plant will burn millions of tonnes of imported wood and … Continue reading

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Little sense from Road Sense ruling

While the granting last week of the second ever Protective Expense Order in Scotland is in some ways a welcome step towards properly implementing the Aarhus Convention on Access to Justice in Environmental Matters, the conservative reasoning behind the ruling … Continue reading

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