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Cases

Protection of the right to safe and healthy environment

Case: extension of the lifetime of nuclear reactor № 1at South-Ukrainian nuclear power plant (SU NPP) Region: Ukraine, Mykolaiv region, Yuzhnoukrainsk Essence of the case: protection of the right to safe and healthy environment during decision-making on extension of the lifetime of nuclear reactor №1 at SU NPP Parties: EPL, the State Inspection of Nuclear…

Access to reporting on water use (form 2-tp water management).

Case: Access to reporting on water use according to the form 2-tp (water management). Region: Ukraine, Mykolayiv region. Case objective: To ensure access to state reporting on water use according to the form 2- tp (water management). Parties to a case: Plaintiff – ICO «Environment-People-Law», Defendant –  Mykolayiv Regional Department of Water Resources. Core of the problem: The Department…

Рrotection of biodiversity and protected area of Ukraine

Case: Tashlytska Pumped Storage Hydro Station Region: Ukraine, Mykolaiv oblast, Yuzhnoukrainsk Essence of case: protection of biodiversity and protected area of Ukraine, protection of the right to safe and healthy environment; Parties: Residents of Mykolaiv and Mykolaiv oblast, regional-landscape park ”Granitno-stepove Pobuzhya” SE NNEC “Energoatom,” South-Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant, Ministry of Fuel and Energy of…

Climate change litigation – non-fulfilment by Ukraine of its climate change obligations

Case: Climate change litigation- failure of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of Ukraine to fulfil its climate change obligations. Region: Ukraine Fact of the matter: to declare unlawful inaction and to oblige the Ministry of Environmental Protection to take actions on fulfilment of undertaken obligations pursuant to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change…

Solving the problem of Hrybovychi landfill and solid waste management in Lviv

Essence of case: negligence on behalf of Lviv city council regarding the need to close Hrybovychi landfill and begin its safe reclamation. Essence of problem: Lviv city council plans to continue storing waste on Hrybovychi landfill, because Landfill reclamation program of 2013 provides for such an opportunity. In addition, draft reclamation program should be revised…

Minimization of affect on the environment and residents’ health in the result of operation of piggeries by LtD “Danosha”

Region: Halickyi and Kalush district of Ivano-Frankivsk region. Essence of the case: Protection of citizens’ rights to safe and healthy environment, protection of environmental components (water, soil, air). Essence of the problem: Residents of Deliyeve, Lany and Luka villages are suffering from constant odor, which is the result of operation of piggeries by “Danosha”. Fields…

Access to reporting on water use (form 2-tp water management).

Case: Access to reporting on water use according to the form 2-tp (water management). Region: Ukraine, Mykolayiv region. Case objective: To ensure access to state reporting on water use according to the form 2- tp (water management). Parties to a case: Plaintiff – ICO «Environment-People-Law», Defendant –  Mykolayiv Regional Department of Water Resources. Core of the problem: The Department…

Challenging Refusal To Provide Information

Case: Challenging refusal to provide informationYuriy Reznikov versus Chief Sanitary Doctor of Khmelnytsk oblast Region: Khmelnytsk oblast, city of Khmelnytskyi Essence of case: Protection of the right of citizens to the environmental information Parties: Yuriy Reznikov – plaintiff, The Chief Sanitary Doctor of Khmelnytsk oblast – defendant Essence of problem: Court proceeding on the complaint…

Information fee

Region: Ukraine Date of initiation: February 2012 Essence of the case: protection of the right to access to public information Problem summary:The Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources charge ungrounded high fee for copying and printing public information. The Ministry of Environment does not see…

Lviv-Krakivets Highway

Case: Lviv-Krakivets Highway Region: Ukraine, Lviv oblast, Zhovkivskyy rayon Essence of case: Protection of the right of citizens to safe and healthy environment, right to participation in environmental decision-making Parties: Residents of Zashkiv and Zavadiv “Transmagistral” consortium Essence of problem: Zashkiv and Zavadiv villages oppose construction of Lviv-Krakivets highway througt their territory Main facts: In…

Vilshyna

Case: Vilshyna Khutir Essence of case: Protection of the right of the people of Vilshyna khutir (settlement in Lviv oblast) to safe and healthy environment Region: Europe, Ukraine, Lviv oblast, Ciletz village, Vilshyna khutir Essence of problem: Vilshyna khutir is located in the territory of Chervonograd mining-and-industrial region. Two mining enterprises – central coal enrichment…

Waste Incineration Plant

Case: Waste Incineration Plant EPL versus Lviv City Council Region: Lviv, Lviv region Essence of case: Prevention of the environmentally dangerous project Parties: EPL, Lviv City Council Essence of problem: Prevention of construction of dangerous waste incineration plant through the Internet Main facts: It happens that in our work we have to use not only…

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