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Case Concerning Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay)
Date of text
April 20, 2010
Data source
Court name
International Court of Justice (ICJ)

On 20 April 2010, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced its highly anticipated judgment in the environmental dispute between Argentina and Uruguay. The dispute arose from the authorization by Uruguay of the CMB1 pulp mill and the actual construction of the Botnia pulp mill2 and its associated facilities on the banks of the River Uruguay, which constitutes an international boundary between the two sovereign States of Argentina and Uruguay