Some Key Principles of EU Environmental Law. The Precautionary Principle. Environment and Sustainable Development in the EU Treaties.
The Precautionary Principle
“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs …”
“… This need to reconcile economic development with protection of the environment is aptly expressed in the concept of sustainable development …”
THE “MOX” CASE(S)