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Palin Granit Oy v. Vehmassalon Kansanterveystyön Kuntayhtymän Hallitus

Country/Territory
European Union, Finland
Type of court
International court
Date
Apr 18, 2002
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
European Court of Justice
Seat of court
Luxembourg
Judge
Macken, F.
Puissochet, J.-P.
Schintgen, R.
Skouris, V.
Jacobs., F.G.
Reference number
C-9/00
Language
Finnish
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances, Environment gen.
Keyword
Standards Environmental standards Ecosystem preservation Public health Hazardous waste Waste management Waste disposal
Abstract
Leftover stone (resulting from stone quarrying) that is stored for an indefinite length of time to await possible use is to be classified as waste within the meaning of Council Directive 75/442/EEC of 15 July 1975 on waste. The place of storage of leftover stone, its composition and the fact, even if proven, that the stone does not pose any real risk to human health or the environment are not relevant criteria for determining whether the stone is to be regarded as waste.

References

Cites

Council Directive 75/442/EEC on waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1975

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX