Environmental Liability Directive – EEB position paper

Types: Position
Published: 27 September 2022
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The Environmental Liability Directive (ELD) has not achieved its intended effect of preventing and remediating environmental damage by holding operators responsible and implementing the ‘Polluter Pays Principle’. The EEB supports the steps the Commission is taking towards revising the outdated and ineffective wording of the ELD. This position paper has the aim of addressing the main shortcomings of the current text and setting forth some recommendations for improvement of this legal instrument, to make it fit for purpose.

Environmental Liability Directive – EEB position paper
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