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Cases

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…

Waste Processing Plant in the village Mezyrichya

Case: Waste Processing Plant in the village Mezyrichya Residents of Mezyrichya versus Chervonograd city council Region: Ukraine, Lviv oblast Essence of case: Protection of the right to safe and healthy environment, right to participation in environmental decision-making Parties:    Residents of Mezyrichya – plaintiffs Chervonograd city council – defendant Essence of problem: Suspension of the construction…

Waste Processing Plant in the village Mezyrichya

Case: Waste Processing Plant in the village Mezyrichya Residents of Mezyrichya versus Chervonograd city council Region: Ukraine, Lviv oblast Essence of case: Protection of the right to safe and healthy environment, right to participation in environmental decision-making Parties:    Residents of Mezyrichya – plaintiffsChervonograd city council – defendant Essence of problem: Suspension of the construction of…

Climate change litigation – violation of the legislation on the right to information and public participation in climate change issues by the Ministry of environmental protection in Ukraine

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…

Challenging the decision of the State Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine about classification as insider information of the Agreement with Shell company

Region: Ukraine Essence of the case: restoration of the right to information about conditions of the Product sharing agreement with Shell. Parties: plaintiff – International charitable organization Environment-People-Law, defendant – the State Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources of Ukraine. Essence of the case: On 20 March 2013, the State Agency of Geology and Mineral…

Education

The objectives of the educational activities of our organization a to increase the level of environmental and legal culture and education of the citizens of Ukraine, to raise the level of environmental law consciousness and skills of lawyers, representatives of the public organizations, officials of the governmental authorities; to raise a new generation of environmental…

Mykolayivcement plant

Region: in the vicinity of the villages of Rozvadiv, Drohovyzh, on the outskirts of the town of Mykolayiv, Mykolayiv district, Lviv region Core of the case: protection of the residents’ right to safe for live and health environment Essence of the problem:The plant functions without a project of sanitary-protective zone while the projects which are…

Violation of the legislation on the right to information and public participation in climate change issues by the Ministry of Environmental Protection in Ukraine

Case: Violation of the legislation on the right to information and public participation in climate change issues by the Ministry of Environmental Protection in Ukraine. Fact of the matter: protection of the right to information, and right on public participation in decision making process in environmental matters. Parties: plaintiff: NGO “Environment-People-Law” (EPL) defendant: Ministry of…

Violation of the legislation on the right to information and public participation in climate change issues by the Ministry of Environmental Protection in Ukraine

Case: Violation of the legislation on the right to information and public participation in climate change issues by the Ministry of Environmental Protection in Ukraine. Fact of the matter: protection of the right to information, and right on public participation in decision making process in environmental matters. Parties:plaintiff: NGO “Environment-People-Law” (EPL)defendant: Ministry of Environmental Protection…

Climate Change and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in Ukraine

Case: Consideration of the climate change issue in the course of EIA in Ukraine. Region: Ukraine Fact of the matter: Impact of a planned activity on the global climate change in the course of EIA in Ukraine is not being taken into consideration. The impact of the projected objects on the microclimate is considered, but…

Access to information on international GHG emissions trading by Ukraine

By its resolution of 26.10.2009, Lviv circuit administrative court opened a new legal case initiated by Environment-People-Law (EPL) against the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and National Agency of Environmental Investments (NAEI). EPL asked the court to recognize unlawful the inaction of the above mentioned governmental bodies towards information dissemination and oblige them to make…

Environment-People-Law against National Agency of Environmental Investments – access to information in National Electronic Registry of Anthropogenic Emissions

Case: Environment-People-Law against National Agency of Environmental Investments – access to information in National Electronic Registry of Anthropogenic Emissions. Region: Ukraine Parties: plaintiff: NGO “Environment-People-Law” (EPL);defendant: National Agency of Environmental Investmets (NAEI). Merit of the case: assure appropriate access to information in the National Electronic Registry of Anthropogenic Emissions. Fact of the matter: The National…

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