European Court of Human Rights Factsheet on Environmental Cases
The ECHR recently updated its Factsheet on environment-related cases. It covers cases about noise, industrial pollution, deforestation, urban development and passive smoking.
The ECHR hears complaints from individuals living in any of the member states of the Council of Europe about violations of the European Convention of Human Rights. The Council of Europe is one of the continent's oldest political organizations, founded in 1949. It has 47 member countries.