Case against Tesla: Are German environmental groups abusing their rights to sue?

Euractiv | Feb 21, 2020 at 2:44 PM
  • Two environmental associations have brought a case against the clearing of forests for a new Tesla factory in Brandenburg, saying they want to protect the environment.
  • In an interview with EURACTIV, Catrin Schiffer, an environmental lawyer for the BDI, confirmed that the right of action by associations creates a great deal of uncertainty for project promoters and investors in Germany.