Justice
Art 37. Environmental protection

Definition

A high level of environmental protection and the improvement of the quality of the environment must be integrated into the policies of the Union and assured in accordance with the principle of sustainable development.

Legal explanations

The principles set out in this Article have been based on Article 2, 6 and 174 of the EC Treaty, which have now been replaced by Articles III-3(3), III-4 and III-129 of the Constitution. It also draws on the protection of some national constitutions.