The Court of Justice ruled that environmental NGOs must have the right to participate in water permit proceedings and to challenge them before courts. Now we are taking this fight to Poland were water law violates the Aarhus Convention.
We started 2017 determined to do all we could to help save one of the most precious forests in Europe, the ancient Białowieża Forest.
The hearing that took place today at the Court of Justice of the EU should finally decide whether Polish environment minister Jan Szyszko broke the law when he allowed increased logging in Białowieża Forest. The verdict is expected in early 2018.
The challenge of challenging air quality programs in Poland – The Silesian air quality program and the issue of standing
In February 2016, a resident of the town of Rybnik located in the region of Silesia, Poland, demanded that the Silesian Regional Assembly amend the air quality program it had adopted in 2014 for the region of Silesia.
ClientEarth is challenging two decisions allowing the killing of up to 40 bison in Eastern Poland. The European bison, an extremely rare animal, is under strict protection.