Fresh European Court ruling on habitats assessment 'further raises bar' for applicants, says expert

A new European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling that confirms its recent landmark judgement on habitats regulations assessment (HRA) sets a 'higher bar' for applicants seeking consent in cases where mitigation measures aim to compensate for harm to a protected site, according to a legal expert.

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