At issue: Interpretation of Article 1 of Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the European Community, in the context of the advance payment of tax on greenhouse gas emission allowances allocated free of charge which have not been used or have been transferred.
At issue: Interpretation of Decision 2011/278, to determine whether free greenhouse gas emission allowances should be awarded in the context of implementing a process of separation of hydrogen in a rich gas stream which already contains hydrogen.
At issue: Saint-Gobain challenged the decision of the European Commission refusing access to the information of the Federal Environment Agency of the Federal Republic of Germany relating to Saint-Gobain’s installations in Germany.
At issue: Following the rejection by Germany of Trinseo’s application for free allocation of emission allowances, the ECJ must decide whether the directive n°2003/87/CE, that establishes a system of emission allowances and regulates the free allocation of those allowances, is applicable to the production of polycarbonate operated by Trinseo.
At issue: Whether the EU emissions trading system permits member states to demand the surrender, without compensation, of unused allowances when a covered facility has ceased greenhouse gas-emitting activities.
At issue: Whether a company can receive a free allocation of emissions allowances in the EU greenhouse gas emission trading scheme for a certain type of installation at a natural gas processing facility