According to Cymie R. Payne at the American Society of International Law's ASIL Insight, that's one of the holdings in a new International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling in a dispute between Argentina and Uruguay over a giant pulp mill on the Uruguay River. Julian Ku has more at Opinio Juris here and here.
Environmental impact assessment an obligation under international customary law?
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