Générations futures et al v. Ministère de l’agriculture

440210
April 22, 2020
Final judgment
France, Paris

Environmental NGOs, Unions, Health/Food groups
Générations Futures, France Nature Environnement, UFC - Que choisir, Collectif Vigilance OGM et pesticides 16, Union syndicale Solidaires, Eau et rivières de Bretagne, Alerte des médecins sur les pesticides (AMLP), Collectif de soutien aux victimes des pesticides de l'ouest, Ligue pour la protection des oiseaux (LPO)
Ministère de l'Alimentation, de l'Agriculture et de la Pêche
No description

Administrative
All
Cancel the technical instruction DGAL/SDQSPV/2020-87 of February 3, 2020, cancel the press release "Safety distances for phytopharmaceutical treatments near dwellings" and the note "Implementation elements" of March 30, 2020.
Council of State of Paris, France
Court

October 22, 2021
Partially Positive
Cancellation by the Council of State of a press release and a note from the Ministry of Agriculture regarding the distance of pesticide application from dwellings.
National law

The organizations request the cancellation of the technical instruction DGAL/SDQSPV/2020-87 of February 3, 2020, the press release "Safety distances for phytopharmaceutical treatments near dwellings" and the note "Elements of implementation" of March 30, 2020 insofar as they provide that users engaged in a charter project for which the promoters undertake to conduct the consultation as soon as the context Covid-19 will allow, may, pending approval of the charter and until June 30, 2020, apply the distance reductions as provided in the December 27, 2019 order. (See also 439127). On 10/22/2021, the press release "Safety distances for plant protection treatments near dwellings", published on March 30, 2020 and the note "Elements of implementation", in its version of March 30, 2020, are cancelled by the Council of State.