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Environmental Damage: Community Lawsuit Against The Government Over Industrial Business Licenses

*Bachrul Amiq orcid  -  Faculty of Social and Law, Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia
M. Syahrul Borman orcid  -  Faculty of Law, Universitas Dr. Soetomo, Indonesia
Moh Taufik orcid  -  Faculty of Law, Universitas Dr. Soetomo, Indonesia
Renda Aranggraeni orcid  -  Faculty of Law, Universitas Dr. Soetomo, Indonesia
Pudji Astuti orcid  -  Faculty of Social and Law, Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia
Sukanya Aimim-Tham scopus  -  Departement of Public Administration, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Aminah Aminah  -  Faculty of Law, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
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Legal policies causing environmental damage raise questions about legal standing to file lawsuits with the State Administrative Court and its authority over business license disputes. This study examines the challenges and opportunities in implementing the authority of the state administrative court as a form of law enforcement on business licenses that impact environmental damage. This study uses the qualitative method NVivo12 Plus 12 by analyzing legal rules, journals, and online print media such as and The research focuses on the approach of laws and regulations related to the environment and case studies based on Supreme Court decisions. The Administrative Court plays a role in receiving claims against government actions that harm citizens. One of them is the authority to adjudicate disputes over government actions related to environmental disputes. Community participation is essential to create a healthy environment and is used not only as a means to an end but also as an end. The right to a healthy climate encompasses the right to receive environmental information, participate in decision-making, and review challenging public decisions within the scope of access to justice.

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Keywords: Sustainable Development; Good Governance; Administrative Law; Environmental Damage; Administrative Courts

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