Austria: Court rules on rights in environmental impact assessment

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If there are two or more conflicting water use
projects (eg, hydroelectric power stations), the Water Act provides for a
special conflict procedure. A pending conflict procedure suspends decisions in
all underlying approval procedures. As a result of the conflict procedure, the
project which serves public interests best will take priority over the inferior
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