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16 April 2018 Training “Organization of effective waste management: what local authorities can do”

Kharkiv, April 14, 2018 On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the EU-funded project “Ukrainian civil society for European-style waste management” will hold the training “Organization of effective waste management: what local authorities can do”. The agenda will include the following topics: How local authorities organize and control waste management. The ways to attract investment, implement state-private…

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11 April 2018 Local authorities have to activate waste recycling – environmentalists

Lviv, April 11, 2018 Since January 1, 2018, the landfilling of non-recycled domestic waste has been banned in Ukraine. According to the law “On Waste”, local councils, including village and town councils and amalgamated territorial communities, are responsible for this process. In order to teach them how to organize proper waste recycling, experts of the…

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6 April 2018 Training “Organization of effective waste management: what local authorities can do”

Lviv, April 6, 2018 Training “Organization of effective waste management: what local authorities can do” On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the EU-funded project “Ukrainian civil society for European-style waste management” will hold the training “Organization of effective waste management: what local authorities can do”. The agenda will include the following topics: How local authorities organize…

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3 April 2018

Kyiv, April 3, 2018 Local authorities have to activate waste recycling – environmentalists Since January 1, 2018, the landfilling of non-recycled domestic waste has been banned in Ukraine. According to the law “On Waste”, local councils, including village and town councils and amalgamated territorial communities, are responsible for this process. In order to teach them…

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2 April 2018 EPL asks the Ministry of Environment to prevent massive forest felling in the national reserve “Vorotniv”

As it became known to EPL from the web-site of the Volyn Oblast State Forest and Hunting Administration, on March 15, 2018, the list of measures to improve the sanitary state of forests in Vorotniv Forestry and the State Enterprise “Kivertsi Forestry” was approved. The list of forest felling in “Vorotniv” reserve The area where…

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2 April 2018 Contrary to the ban of the court, mines are planned in the Polissya reserve

EPL’s environmental scientists got to know from the register of EIA that LLC “PERZHANSKA ORE COMPANY” announced its intention to carry out the planned activities and assess its environmental impact1. The activity is related to the extraction of beryllium from the Perzhansky deposit located on the territory of Olevsk district in Zhytomyr region in the…

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30 March 2018 Training “Organization of effective waste management: what local authorities can do”

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the EU-funded project “Ukrainian civil society for European-style waste management” will hold the training “Organization of effective waste management: what local authorities can do”. The agenda will include the following topics: How local authorities organize and control waste management. The ways to attract investment, implement state-private partnership and involve international…

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22 March 2018 New distant course for judges “Human rights and environmental protection”

On 19-20 March 2018, judges-trainers from Lviv, Chernivtsi, Kharkiv and representatives of the National School of Judges of Ukraine (NSJU) had a training on the online format of the distant course for judges “Environmental protection and human rights” developed by International charitable organization “Environment-People-Law”. Iryna Voytiuk, a member of EPL Executive Board stated: “Same as…

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7 March 2018 12 regional environmental inspectorates have been liquidated – it is the “upside-down” reform

On 21 February 2018, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine liquidated 12 territorial bodies of the State Environmental Inspectorate that operated on regional (oblast) level: State Environmental Inspectorate in the Autonomous republic of Crimea State Environmental Inspectorate in Zhytomyr region State Environmental Inspectorate in Ivano-Frankivsk region State Environmental Inspectorate in Kyiv region State Environmental Inspectorate…

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16 February 2018 «Green» tarrif: who is for it and who is against?

On 15 February 2018, State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine jointly with Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs held the round-table discussion “Using solid domestic waste as a source of energy for production of thermal and electric power in Ukraine”. Although the round-table was declared to be open and accessible for…

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