Poland’s Supreme Administrative Court has upheld today the decision to ban solid coal and wood burning in Krakow.
Approval for a huge new coal mine that would leave 3,000 people in search of new homes is being challenged by ClientEarth’s lawyers in Poland.
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.