The long-contested Polnoc coal-fired power plant in Poland will not be built, after a ruling from the Polish Supreme Administrative Court.
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Poland’s Supreme Administrative Court has upheld today the decision to ban solid coal and wood burning in Krakow.
The barriers and challenges related to access to justice in environmental matters were the subjects of a seminar organized by ClientEarth in the last week of January in the Office of the Ombudsman in Warsaw.
Lawyers at ClientEarth have criticised moves by the Polish state-owned forestry company to restart commercial logging in the Bialowieza Forest.
Environmental lawyers have challenged an authorisation for the planned killing of 40 protected European Bison in north-eastern Poland.
The first seminar of the year on Access to justice will be held on January 29th in Poland, as part of the ATOJ-EARL and IVF projects.
A new report by ClientEarth shows Poland is trailing behind other EU countries in phasing out fossil fuels in favour of renewable energy.
ClientEarth has taken legal action against the Nord Stream 2 pipeline extension, a project to build and operate a new twin pipeline from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany.
Company Enea will have to justify its decision to power ahead with the controversial project in court, as Poland feels the pressure before COP24.
Environmental lawyers ClientEarth have put the directors of Energa and Enea on notice of the increasing risk of legal action if they proceed with the project.
Residents of Czerwionka-Leszczyny, a town in Silesia, Poland, have succeeded in closing the town’s highly polluting coking plant.
Last month, the European Commission initiated infringement proceedings against the Polish government for breaching nature protection laws.
The Supreme Administrative Court of Poland ruled that NGOs do not have legal standing in cases relating to the penalties that may be imposed on local authorities for exceeding deadlines for the adoption of Air Quality Programs.
The Commission is urging Polish decision-makers to ensure proper safeguards are in place for protected forests, as recent changes to Polish laws have set off alarm bells for nature protection.
ClientEarth is supporting residents of Mielec, a city in south-eastern Poland, who recently organised some of the largest ever environmental protests in the country.
The owner of Debiensko coking plant in Silesia, Poland, has confirmed that it will stop operating in September, after years of efforts from local residents and a recent intervention from environmental law organisation ClientEarth.
Polish government confirms it will half-comply with EU Court order on illegal logging – minutes after press conference highlights failure to act
The Polish government has half-complied with EU judges’ order to reverse its illegal decision on logging in Bialowieza Forest, 20 minutes after environmentalists held a press conference highlighting its failure to act.
The EU’s top court ruled today that increased logging in Bialowieza Forest violates EU law. The ruling comes into force immediately.
On 21 March 2018, ClientEarth together with the Polish Ombudsman held a national workshop in Warsaw on access to justice in environmental matters.
Tourists who are visiting one of Poland’s favourite visitor destinations will be safe to assume they won’t be getting charged to breathe clean air… at least for the time being.