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Cases

Appeal against the environmental impact assessment (EIA) decision on Polis’ka WPP

Case: Appeal against the environmental impact assessment (EIA) decision on Polis’ka WPP Region: Ukraine Essence of the case: the EIA procedure for Polis’ka WPP took place with significant violations of the EIA legislation by both the developer and the Ministry of Environment, which issued a decision to permit the planned activity in a situation when…

Protecting the right to environmental safety due to the lack of control over the use of pesticides and agrochemicals

Protecting the right to environmental safety due to the lack of control over the use of pesticides and agrochemicals Case: Prohibition of pesticides and agrochemicals due to lack of control system Region: Ukraine Essence of the case: The establishment in Ukraine of control over the use of pesticides and agrochemicals Essence of the problem: In…

Protection of activists of Tatarbunary regional NGO “Vidrodzhennia”

Case: Protection of activists of Tatarbunary regional NGO “Vidrodzhennia” Region: Ukraine, Odessa oblast Parties: Tatarbunary regional NGO “Vidrodzhennia”, local businessman Essence of the case: compensation of moral damage done to the reputation of local businessman after spreading information about his actions on the territory of the National Park «Tuzlovski Lymany» Essence of the problem: It’s…

Protection of deputy of Fastiv city council

Case: Protection of deputy of Fastiv city council Region: Ukraine, Kyiv region, city of Fastiv Parties: deputy of Fastiv city council and active citizen, LtD “Eko-vtor” Essence of the case: compensation of damage to reputation of LtD “Eko–Vtor” caused by distribution of information via Facebook on negative state of environment caused by commercial activities of…

Protection of environmental activists from Bilyky village

Case: Protection of environmental activists from Bilyky village Region: Poltava region, Bilyky village Essence of the case: Protection of the right of local population to protest against pollution and illegal activity of polluter Parties: Ecoactivists, residents of Bilyky village. LtD “Silski tradycii”. Essence of the Problem: Local residents of Bilyky village, after long and ineffective fight against…

Protection of Svydovets

Region: Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankivsk regions The essence of the matter: The protection of especially valuable territory, ice lakes from the construction of the tourist complex, taking into account when making city-planning documentation of especially valuable nature conservation areas, Emerald Network, wetlands. The essence of the problem: In May 2017, the Rakhiv and Tyachiv Regional State…

Protection of the Tarutynskyi steppe

Essence of the case: protection of the biodiversity of the unique steppe land, restoration of the damaged part of the landscape reserve of local significance Tarutino steppe Region: Ukraine, Odessa region Essence of the problem: Destroyed about 1,000 hectares of particularly valuable steppe territory protected by the legislation on the natural reserve fund. Parties: Cabinet of…

Removing obstacles to the functioning of the Kaniv Nature Reserve

Essence of the case: ensuring the proper functioning of the nature reserve as a separate legal entity, which is part of the nature reserve fund of Ukraine, is protected as a national heritage site owned by the people of Ukraine. Region: Ukraine, Cherkasy region, Kaniv Essence of the problem: The Kaniv Nature Reserve was illegally removed…

Construction of a small hydroelectric power station on the Dzembronya River

Region: Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Dzembronya village (former Berestechko village, Bystrets local council). Trial: on invalidation of the land rental agreement dated August 16, 2010, concluded between Bystrets local council and Myronyuk V.V. The application of the consequences of the invalidity of the transaction, namely: to oblige the Myronyuk V.V. to bring the land plot to…

EPL against SE “Ukrderzhbudekspertiza”

Case: The protection of EPL’s right to environmental information. Litigation: challenging the refusal of the State Enterprise “Ukrderzhbudekspertiza” to respond to a request for information and requesting the court to provide complete information. Region: Ukraine, Kyiv. Parties: Plaintiff – ICO “Environmental-People-Law”, defendant – State Enterprise “Ukrderzhbudekspertiza”. The essence of the problem: business entities do not…

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