Posts Tagged ‘access to environmental information’

The Council ‘repairs’ EU transparency rules informally

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

A new publication in the Journal of Common Market Studies by TrUE project researcher Maarten Hillebrandt demonstrates how informality may help explain anomalies in Council transparency policy.

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New case note on access to documents case related to the EU’s emissions trade scheme

Friday, December 8th, 2017

“On the Administration of Pollution: How Much “Space to Think” May the EU Claim?”

When can an institution plausibly argue that something is decision-making, and not “mere” administration? And more importantly, how does this influence EU bodies’ legitimate claim to a “space to think” that shields them from transparency? In this newly published case note, Maarten Hillebrandt and Liisa Leppävirta argue that the EU courts still have a long way to go to clarify these questions.

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