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The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive and the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Directive provides that citizens have the right to challenge decisions concerning the impact of industrial pollution, and the potential impact that projects may have on the environment. It is expressly specified that such challenges “must not be prohibitively expensive.” The UK has transposed these directives. However, according to the Commission, they have not been fully transposed and properly applied.

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