Public Participation and Infrastructure Planning in Spain

CIBH6oyWIAQJhlrL. Arroyo, D. Utrilla, «Public Participation and Infrastructure Planning in Spain», en Public Participation in Infrastructure Planning – Comparative Analysis of 10 European Countries,Thomas Gross (ed), European Law Series, Vol. CXIV, Esperia: London, 2015.

Public participation in planning procedures is a topic of political debate in many European countries. Although there is some common ground in the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters, known as Aarhus Convention, and in the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive, the national rules on participation are quite divergent and often difficult to find.

This book provides a collection of national reports covering ten European countries (the six largest Member States of the EU and four other countries with particular legal traditions: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom) and a comparative analysis of the similarities and differences in the respective legal orders.