Argentina

Carballo et al. v. State of the Province of Buenos Aires and the Provincial Agency for Sustainable Development

Jurisdiction: Administrative Court of Azul


Side A: Carballo and others (Individual ngo)


Side B: State of the Province of Buenos Aires (Corporation)


Side B: Provincial Agency for Sustainable Development (Corporation)


Core objectives:

Plaintiffs alleged irregularities in permitting for thermoelectric plant.


Summary
On October 20, 2017, a coalition of individuals filed an action against the Province of Buenos Aires and the Provincial Agency for Sustainable Development alleging irregularities in the environmental authorization for the UGEN SA thermoelectric plant, located in the city of Barker, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The complaint relies on the Paris Agreement as well as a number of international human rights treaties.
Case documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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