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ACCC/C/2017/159 Spain

Case status: Pending.
Topics: Public participation.
Articles alleged: 6 (3), 6 (4), 6 (8); 7.
Articles considered by the Committee:
Articles, if any, found in non-compliance:
Summary: The communication was submitted to the Compliance Committee on 3 August 2017 by environmental NGOs ClientEarth and the International Institute for Law and the Environment. The communication alleged a failure to comply with articles 7 and 6 (3), (4) and (8) in relation to the transitional national plan of Spain under the European Union Directive on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control).

Documents                                                                                    Status Date received or posted by the secretariat


From the communicant 03.08.2017
Request for additional information on domestic remedies  From the secretariat 11.10.2017
Additional information on domestic remedies From the communicant 06.11.2017 (received on 05.03.2018, due to technical problem)
Update on domestic remedies From the communicant 03.10.2018
Comments on preliminary admissibility From the Party concerned 05.11.2018
Statement regarding preliminary admissibility From the communicant (IIDMA) 11.03.2019
Statement regarding preliminary admissibility From the Party concerned 14.03.2019
Letters to the Party concerned and the communicant enclosing Committee's determination of preliminary admissibility and forwarding the communication for the Party concerned's response From the secretariat 22.03.2019
Response to communication ENG SPA
Annex I: Transitional National Plan for large combustion plants ENG SPA
Annex II.1: Commission decision of 29 May 2015
Annex II.2: Commission decision of 3 March 2016
Annex II.3: Commission decision of 27 April 2017
Annex III: Certification of public participation process ENG SPA
Annex IV.1 Certificate of hearing to the environmental advisory board ENG SPA
Annex IV.2: Comments received from Greenpeace and IIDMA ENG SPA
Annex V.1: IIDMA complaint to the Supreme Court ENG SPA
Annex V.2: Supreme Court decision ENG SPA
From the Party concerned 02.08.2019
Letter to the communicants From the secretariat 01.02.2024
Reply to Committee’s request for an update of 01.02.2024 From the communicants 16.02.2024
Letter From the Party concerned 06.03.2024
Letter to the Party concerned and communicants seeking their views on whether a hearing is needed From the secretariat 18.03.2024
Reply as to need for a hearing From the communicants 02.04.2024
Reply as to need for a hearing  From the Party concerned  04.04.2024