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Harmonising environmental complaints could have major benefits for the EU

A study on environmental complaint handling has concluded that international coordination of environmental law breeches would significantly benefit the EU including possible savings of €50 billion a year. Currently, a wide rang of approaches are used by different member states and implementing a standardized approach would mean both an administrative and economic costs. The study found that mediation mechanisms could provide short-term benefits, including lower costs and a faster process when compared to court procedures. Yet mediation procedures do not exist in environmental matters. This lack of procedures could be addressed on a EU level with a view to enhance consistent implementation and acceptance of EU-legislation in the long term READ MORE.

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