Environment and the law

European environmental law
Overview of legislation, policy and funding programmes for the protection of the environment.

Access to environmental information
You have the right to access certain information about the environment and pollutants that may affect it. Find out how to access environmental information.

Aarhus Convention and related agreements
The Aarhus Convention sets out rules to promote public participation in environmental matters. Read about the Convention and related agreements.

Noise pollution
The rules as regards the control of noise, the various bodies responsible and how to complain about excessive noise