EMLA is a non-profit non-governmental organization working in environmental law and environmental management on national, European and international levels. The main activities of EMLA are public interest environmental legal advice and litigation, environmental legal research, consulting and education, and carrying out of environmental management projects. EMLA is a founding member of Justice and Environment and The Access Initiative in addition to being a member of the European Environmental Bureau and the Nuclear Transparency Watch. The EMLA Foundation established by the EMLA Association is active in environmental education.

Environmental Legal Expertise

Via environmental legal expertise we provide professional assistance to municipalities in their environment related legislative and implementation tasks.


Cleaner air for our cities!

We promote the protection of air quality in urban areas via legal tools. Defending the right to a healthy environment, EMLA provides legal advice and legal representation to the public against air pollution.




Justice and Environment Network