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Case C-104/15: Judgment of the Court (Ninth Chamber) of 21 July 2016 — European Commission v Romania Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Environmental protection — Directive 2006/21/EC — Waste management — Mining — Tailing ponds — Dust re-emission — Fine airborn dust particles — Pollution — Human health — Obligatory preventative measures — Articles 4 and 13 — Finding of infringement

OJ C 343, 19.9.2016, p. 6–7 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

19.9.2016   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 343/6


Judgment of the Court (Ninth Chamber) of 21 July 2016 — European Commission v Romania

(Case C-104/15) (1)

(Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations - Environmental protection - Directive 2006/21/EC - Waste management - Mining - Tailing ponds - Dust re-emission - Fine airborn dust particles - Pollution - Human health - Obligatory preventative measures - Articles 4 and 13 - Finding of infringement)

(2016/C 343/08)

Language of the case: Romanian

Parties

Applicant: European Commission (represented by: L. Nicolae, E. Sanfrutos Cano and D. Loma-Osorio Lerena, acting as Agents)

Defendant: Romania (represented by: R. H. Radu, E. Gane, A. Buzoianu and R. Haţieganu, acting as Agents)

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1)

Declares that, by failing to adopt appropriate measures to prevent dust rising from the Boșneag pond — extension, Romania failed to fulfil its obligations under Article 4 and Article 13(2) of Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the management of waste from extractive industries and amending Directive 2004/35/EC.

2.

Orders Romania to pay the costs.


(1)  OJ C 146, 4.5.2015.


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