Générations Futures et al v. Paret-Louze

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Final judgment
France, Grenoble

Environmental NGOs
Générations Futures, France Nature Environnement (FNE Aura, FNE Isère)
Paret-Louze company and its manager
François Lafforgue

Civil court
Insecticide, Fungicide
€100,000 fine against Paret-Louze, €10,000 fine and 3 months suspended prison sentence against its manager as well as the publication of the sentence in several newspapers.
Court of Justice of Grenoble, France
Court

March 31, 2022
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The arboriculturist is condemned to a fine of €10.000 including €5.000 suspended. The company is fined €40,000, of which €20,000 is suspended, and is required to publish the judgment in the Dauphiné Libéré, Arboriculture Fruitière and France Agricole at its own expense.
National law
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The company Paret-Louze and its manager are in court in Grenoble for having treated about a hundred hectares of apple trees in the presence of bees and other pollinators on April 1, 2021. These facts were noted during a control carried out by the services of the French Office of Biodiversity. The hearing was held on March 8, 2022. On 03/31/2022, the defendants were found guilty of the alleged facts. The arboriculturist will have to pay a fine of 10,000 euros, of which 5,000 euros are suspended. His company will have to pay a fine of 40,000 euros, 20,000 euros of which will be suspended, and the publication of the judgement in the Dauphiné Libéré, Arboriculture Fruitière and France Agricole at its own expense.