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Cases

Violation of the right to safe and healthy environment by pig farm “Lemberg-Agro” LtD

Region: village Duliby, Zhydachiv region, Lviv oblast Essence of the case: Protection of the right to residents to safe and healthy environment, protection of elements of environment (water, soil, air), protection of activists Essence of the problems: launch of operation of pig farm, located at the distance of 230 м from the nearest house violates…

Construction of mineral wool plant by LLC “Knauf Insulation Ukraine”

Region: Ukraine, Kiev region, Fastiv Essence of the case: Protection of the right to safe and healthy environment, right to participation of the public in environmental decision-making Parties: Plaintiff – ICO “Environment-People-Law”, Respondent – Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine, third party to the dispute – LLC “Knauf Insulation Ukraine“. Essence of problem: Foreign company…

Construction of mineral wool plant by LLC “Knauf Insulation Ukraine”

Region: Ukraine, Kiev region, Fastiv Essence of the case: Protection of the right to safe and healthy environment, right to participation of the public in environmental decision-making Parties: Plaintiff – ICO “Environment-People-Law”, Respondent – Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine, third party to the dispute – LLC “Knauf Insulation Ukraine“. Essence of problem: Foreign company…

violation of rules and norms of keeping wild animals in captivity, no permits for the maintenance and use of wild animals

Case: dolphins protection. Region: Ukraine, Lviv region, Truskavets. Essence of the case: animal protection against cruel treatment. Parties: EPL, Dolphinarium “Oscar Truskavets” LLC “Akvadelf”. Essence of the problem: violation of rules and norms of keeping wild animals in captivity, no permits for the maintenance and use of wild animals. Main facts: October 31, 2015 dolphinarium…

Road construction in the St. George square park

Core of the case: protection of the St. George square park. Region: Ukraine, Lviv region, Lviv. Essence of the case: protection of the right to safe and healthy environment, protection of the green spaces from the construction Parties: EPL, citizens of Lviv, Lviv city council, municipal enterprise “Lvivavtodor”, Curia of the Lviv archdiocese of the UGCC. Essence of the problem: road construction in the St. George…

Failure to provide information by the Department of Ivano-Frankivsk Regional State Administration

Case: appeal the refusal to provide information Region: Ukraine, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Kalush city Essence of the case: protection right of access to information Parties: EPL, Ivano-Frankivsk regional state administration (Ivano-Frankivsk RSA) Essence of the problem: violation of public access to environmental information on disposal of hazard waste (Hexachlorobenzene (HCB)) Main facts: EPL was approached by…

Atmospheric Trust Litigation

Case: Atmospheric Trust Litigation Region: Ukraine Parties: plaintiff: NGO “Environment-People-Law” (EPL); defendant: the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (CMU), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine (Ministry), National Agency of Environmental Investmets (NAEI). Goal of the case: Protection of present and future generations from negative consequences on climate change. The claim was prepared as part of…

Challenging product-sharing agreements to the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee

Case:  Communication to the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee regarding product-sharing agreements Location: Ukraine, international level Merits of the case: Compliance by Ukraine with its international obligations under the Aarhus convention on access to information, participation in decision-making and access to justice on matters relating to the environment Parties: EPL – applicant, Ukraine – Party concerned Main issues: During the…

Minimization of the affect on the environment and residents` health from the results of operation of piggery of “Silski Traduciyi” LtD

Region: village Bilyky, Kobelackyj rayon, Poltava oblast Essence of the case: Protection of citizens` right to safe and healthy environment, protection of the components of environment (water, soil, air), protection of activists Essence of the problem: Residents of Bilyky village are suffering from permanent odour, sewage gas resulting from the operation of pig farm “Silski…

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…

Challenging of the Program of Hydropower Development for the period up to 2026

Case: Challenging the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on approval of the Program of Hydropower Industry Development for the period up to 2026. Region: Ukraine, Kyiv. The essence of the case: protection of EPL’s interest in complying with environmental legislation, in particular the environmental assessment of the program, and the protection of…

PROTECTION OF National Nature Park “HOLOSIYIVSKY”

Essence of the case: conservation of biological diversity and the territory of NPP “Holosiyivskyi” The essence of the problem:In April 2016, unknown individuals cut down trees on 0.40 hectares of the Holosiyivskyi National Nature Park in the Bychok tract. These unknown individuals were representatives of Avesta-Bud LLC, which in 2008 and 2010 leased a 2.56-hectare…

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