In its sentences no. 7563 and no. 7774, issued on 11 and 17 June 2019 respectively, Section III of the Lazio Regional Administrative Court ruled in favour, on the basis of the arguments submitted by Todarello & Partners, of the procedure implemented by Snam Rete Gas, in a case involving important topics regarding the role of the SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment) and EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) within administrative procedures. The Lazio Regional Court completely rejected the petitions and subsequent additional arguments submitted by the Abruzzo Region and the Municipality of Sulmona – challenging the decisions of the Italian Government and the Ministry of Economic Development concerning the procedure for authorisation of the construction and operation of the Sulmona Gas Compressor Station, applied for by Snam Rete Gas – and ruled in favour of the position maintained by Snam, supported by the arguments put forward by Todarello & Partners.
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