EEB v. European Commission

February 27, 2004
Provisional judgment
European Union, Luxembourg

Environmental NGOs, Unions
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Pesticides Action Network Europe (PAN-EU), International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF), European Federation of Trade Unions in the Food, Agricultural and Tourism sectors and allied branches (EFFAT), Stichting Natuur en Milieu, Svenska Naturskyddföreningen
European Commission
P. van den Biesen, G. Vandersanden, B. Arentz.

EU court
Herbicide, Paraquat
Quash the decision authorising the inclusion of paraquat in Annex I to Directive 91/414.
Court of Justice of Luxembourg, European Union

November 28, 2005
The action is dismissed as inadmissible.

The plaintiffs challenge the Commission's decision authorising the placing on the market and inclusion of the active substance Paraquat in Annex I to Directive 91/414/EEC.