EPL: Events and Announcements
23 May 2016
Where does Petro Poroshenko’s Block lead us or Pynsenyk is againstOn 19 May 2016, the Parliament of Ukraine once again considered the draft law "On Environmental Impact Assessment" 2009-d of 06/03/2015. Despite enormous efforts of the leadership of the Parliament, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine, the Committee on environmental policy for the adoption of the draft law in the first reading, only two votes lacked.
27 April 2016
Lost objects and territories of nature reserve fund: Part 6 Sumy regionThe next part of EPL’s study of the lost territories of natural reserve fund (NRF) is devoted to the Sumy region. Natural reserve fund of Sumy region is represented by very diverse network of protected sites and areas of almost all categories. As of 01.01.2016, their number reached 261 and they cover 181823.8556 ha or 7.6% of the total territory of the region.
25 April 2016
"Raid" to the national park occupied by militariesOn April 12, EPL environmentalists together with local nature protection activists were able to visit the national natural park "Oleshkivski sands" located in the Kherson region. Today, visiting the national park is not a simple task. For several months it has been literally captured by units of the armed forces of Ukraine.
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EPL (formerly Ecopravo-lviv) is a nongovernmental international organization, created in 1994 in order to provide assistance to individuals and legal persons in the protection of environmental rights, to promote the development of the environment protection, environmental education, science and culture.