Court admits petition by young climate activists to stop shale oil plant

  • 2020-05-31
  • Henri Holtsmeier
The Administrative Court of Tartu (Tartu Halduskohus) has admitted the petition filed by Fridays for Future Estonia for the revocation of the building permit issued by Narva-Jõesuu municipality in connection with the construction of the ENEFIT282 shale oil plant. The court did not grant preliminary judicial protection. “The court's decision to admit the petition is of historical significance. The climate is still changing and these legal proceedings will bring clarity to debate as to whether or not the construction of this oil shale plant will allow Eston...
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