EPL: Events and Announcements
17 July 2015
EPL is happy to present the Register of court decisions on environmental mattersIt is not a secret that court decisions on environmental matters are not numerous among the whole spectrum of documents generated by judicial system of Ukraine. Moreover, majority of these cases are about criminal or administrative liability in this sphere, suits filed by authorities to levy costs of damage caused to the state as a result of violation of environmental legislation, administrative suits of enterprises meant to challenge decisions, actions or omissions of supervisory authorities. There are very few cases initiated by citizens or civil society organizations with the aim to protect the environment.
08 July 2015
EPL TripWhen EPL called the mayor of the village Turya Polyana, she refused to set up a community meeting. Too busy, she said. So EPL went to the village anyway. They asked where was the community hall. Then they walked along the street, asking people to come to a meeting. Guerrilla public participation.
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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.