43 Cases found
Deutsche Umwelthilfe v. Germany
At issue: Whether an environmental organization authorized under national law to bring legal proceedings can challenge before a national court an administrative decision granting or amending EC type approval.
ClientEarth and Ecologistas en Acción v. Spain
At issue: Whether regional and national Spanish authorities have failed to adopt the necessary measures to protect Mar Menor in accordance with EU and national environmental laws.
Ville de Paris and Others v. European Commission
At issue: Whether a Commission regulation fixing emission values for real driving emissions tests for new light vehicles prevents local governments from imposing restrictions on the circulation of passenger vehicles in relation to their pollutant emissions.
Lípidos Santiga v. Commission
At issue: Whether a EU regulation on renewable energy unlawfully excluded palm oil for biofuels from the EU market.
ClientEarth v. European Investment Bank
At issue: Whether finance decisions by the European Investment Bank may be subject to requests for internal review under the Aarhus Convention over their potential environmental harm.
PPC Power v Slovak Financial Directorate
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.
Evonik Degussa GmbH v Republic of Germany
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.
Saint-Gobain Glass Deutschland GmbH v European Commission
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.
INEOS Köln GmbH v Republic of Germany
At issue: INEOS challenged national provision, derived from Directive 2003/87/CE, establishing a time limit for applying for free emissions allocations for the period 2013-2020.
INEOS Köln GmbH v Republic of Germany
At issue: INEOS challenged the national legislation, derived from Directive 2003/87/CE, that excluded incompletely oxidised carbon in a liquid state from free emissions allocations.
Trinseo v. Federal Republic of 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.
Poland v. European Parliament, Council of the EU
At issue: Poland unsuccessfully challenged the European Union’s decision to adopt a market stability reserve (which would effectively raise fossil fuel prices) on procedural grounds.
ArcelorMittal Rodange et Schifflange SA v. State of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
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.
Elektriciteits Produktiemaatschappij Zuid-Nederland EPZ NV v. Dutch Emissions Authority
At issue: Whether coal plant operator could count stored coal as a separate installation, and deduct coal lost during self-hearing while in storage, under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
Schaefer Kalk GmbH & Co. KG v. Germany
At issue: Company challenged treatment of carbon dioxide that becomes chemically bound as emitted for purposes of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
Borealis et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency of Sweden
At issue: Claimants challenged Swedish government's 2013 allocation of free allowances under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
Bitter v. Germany
At issue: Plaintiff challenged validity, under EU Emissions Trade Scheme, of 100-euro penalty per ton of carbon dioxide emitted for which the operator has not surrendered allowances.
ExxonMobil v. Germany
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
EU Biomass Plaintiffs v. European Union
At issue: Whether the European Union’s 2018 revised Renewable Energy Directive illegally treats forest biomass as a renewable fuel by not counting CO2 emissions from burning wood fuels