The Court cannot be exempt from the EIA by the Gulf Crossing Bridge: The court decided that the most important part of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Highway Project, the Gulf Crossing Bridge project, which would allow Istanbul-Izmir to land at 3,5 hours, could not be exempt from the EIA.
As a result of the lawsuit filed by Erol Çiçek, one of the lawyers of the Environment and Ecology Movement (ÇEHAV), operating in Bursa, the court decided that the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir Motorway and the İzmit Gulf Crossing Project could not be exempt from the EIA report. Plaintiff Erol Cicek wanted the implementation of the court decision, the construction should be stopped and 30 within the day of the EIA process should be started, he said. Erol Cicek applied to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization through the Prime Ministry Communication Center (BIMER) requesting the initiation of the EIA process of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Motorway and Izmit Gulf Crossing Project with a petition in 7 July 2014.
Ministry of Environment, Environmental Impact Assessment Permit and Inspection, 22 on July 2014 rejected the request for the request on the grounds that the-Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Highway and Izmit Gulf Crossing Project were exempt from the EIA process Bakanlık. So the lawyer on the flower, the situation was carried to judgment.
Ankara 12. The Administrative Court, taking into account the principle of binding of the decisions of the Constitutional Court (the Constitutional Court), the Council of State and the Court of Appeals, by considering the process, the relevant constitutional arrangements, international texts, amendments to the laws and regulations, the case-law of the Council of State, and the case-law of the Court. Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Highway and Izmit Gulf Transition Project for the initiation of the EIA process in the process of refusal of the claimant 's decision to comply with the law' 'decided.
The court decided unanimously to cancel the procedure of the ministry. The decision of the parties will be able to appeal to the Council of State within 30 days following the notification of the decision.
Lawyer Çiçek, upon the notification of the court decision, by applying to the ministry, Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Highway and Izmit Gulf Crossing Project to stop the construction activities and EIA process to be initiated, the court decided to implement the decision.
PLANNING TO OPEN IN MARCH 2016
The most important part of the Gebze-Orhangazi-Izmir Motorway Project, which will enable the Istanbul-Izmir to land at 3,5 hour, will be opened at March 2016.