The ECJ gave judgment today in Case C-247/06 Commission v Germany.
The UK intervened to ask the ECJ to reconsider its previous decisions in Commission v Italy (C486/04)  E.C.R. IA-11025 and Commission v Italy (C255/05) on whether references in the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive (Directive 85/337/EC) to “waste disposal” include as well as operations leading to waste disposal operations for waste recovery.
James Maurici acted for the United Kingdom.
The judgment is available at: http://curia.europa.eu/jurisp/cgi-bin/form.pl?lang=en