Tag Archives: Environment

Germany Ignores Environment Minister Over Glyphosate License in the EU

Share This Item Nov. 28, 2017 – Brussels, Belgium — The European Commission has approved a new five-year license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. The result of yesterday’s vote allows for glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup … Continue reading

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Conference: Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflict: Testing the Adequacy of International Law

On November 7, 2011, T.M.C. Asser Instituut will host a conference on "Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflict: Testing the Adequacy of International Law." The preliminary program is here. Here's the idea: The protection of the environment during armed … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Recognizes Hostile Environment Claim Under the ADEA

In Dediol v. Best Chevrolet Inc., the Fifth Circuit holds for the first time that it will recognize ADEA harassment claims, and concludes that the facts were bad enough to support not only a claim for age-based harassment, but constructive … Continue reading

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Balancing Capacity and the Environment

Blog readers interested in the role of environmental regulation in the aviation sector may want to read Timothy R. Wyatt's paper, Balancing Airport Capacity Requirements with Environmental Concerns: Legal Challenges to Airport Expansion (July 4, 2011) (available from SSRN here)…. … Continue reading

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Taxing for the Environment?

Over the past several months, the Aviation Law Blog has provided commentary on the ongoing legal battle over the so-called “environmental tax” the Dutch government has imposed on all flights departing the Netherlands. By imposing a €11.25 fee (€45 for… … Continue reading

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