Lithuania's top court finds restrictions on waste-to-energy plants unconstitutional

  • 2020-02-18
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - The 2018 amendments to Lithuania's Law on Waste Management that imposed a ban on building waste-to-energy facilities within 20 kilometers from residential areas are unconstitutional, the Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday. The court found the ban disproportionate.  It also ruled that the provisions of the law that authorized the government to set criteria for designating such power plants as projects of national importance and allowed it to make decisions on the further implementation of ongoing projects run counter to the Constitu...
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