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This blog is maintained for information purposes only. It is not intended to be a source of legal advice and must not be relied upon as such. Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their individual authors, not of ELF.
  • 12 Mar 2018

    FOE Complaint That The Brexit Bill May Breach The Aarhus Convention Is Admissible

    Last month, the UN-backed Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee (‘the Committee’) found admissi...

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  • 12 Mar 2018

    Coming Soon? An Environmental Rights Centre For Scotland

    Dr Ben Christman fills us in on his research in Scotland The history of ‘public interest environme...

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  • 31 Oct 2017

    Clarifying The New Environmental Costs Rules?

    Emma Lui reflects on the recent court challenge to the costs rules in environmental cases. Last mont...

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  • 12 Sep 2017

    Costs Rules Changes Lead To Alternative Approaches To Access Environmental Justice

    ELF’s Emma Montlake considers some immediate effects of the recent costs rules changes ELF is alre...

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  • 24 Jul 2017

    Training On Environmental Justice For BME Communities

    Emma Montlake reflects on a recent ELF training session for university students In June ELF organise...

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  • 17 Jul 2017

    On First Looking Into The Brexit Bill

    David Hart QC takes a look at the Brexit Bill The Great Repeal Bill has shrunk more prosaically into...

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  • 14 Jun 2017

    Once More Unto The Breach…

    The ClientEarth litigation on air pollution rolls into a new phase, six years after they first began...

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  • 09 May 2017

    Fracking And The Precautionary Principle

    As public concern over fracking continues, ELF member Emily Shirley reports on a recent legal challe...

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  • 21 Mar 2017

    Access To Environmental Justice

    ELF’s Chair, David Hart QC, considers how the latest changes to the costs rules will affect commun...

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  • 08 Mar 2017

    ELF 25 years on

    Now into its 25th year, an established NGO and a recognisable access point for communities needing h...

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