Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 9 March 2010.
Raffinerie Mediterranee (ERG) SpA, Polimeri Europa SpA and Syndial SpA v Ministero dello Sviluppo economico and Others (C-379/08) and ENI SpA v Ministero Ambiente e Tutela del Territorio e del Mare and Others (C-380/08).
References for a preliminary ruling: Tribunale amministrativo regionale della Sicilia - Italy.
Polluter pays’ principle - Directive 2004/35/EC - Environmental liability - Applicability ratione temporis - Pollution occurring before the date laid down for implementation of that directive and continuing after that date - Remedial measures - Duty to consult the undertakings concerned - Annexe II.
Joined cases C-379/08 and C-380/08.
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