Litigation cases

  • Greenpeace et al. v. Austria

    Opened in 2020

    On February 20, 2020 Greenpeace asked Austria's constitutional court to invalidate two laws that give tax credits for air travel but not rail transportation. According to news reports, the complaint, filed on behalf of 8000 Austrian citizens, argues that Austria's tax exemption on kerosene fuel f...
  • In re Vienna-Schwechat Airport Expansion

    Last development in March, 2018

    Various NGOs and individuals persuaded a panel of the Austrian Federal Administrative Court to overturn the government of Lower Austria's approval of construction of a third runway at Vienna's main airport. The reason: authorizing the runway would do more harm to the public interest than good, pr...
from the Grantham Research Institute
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