Aktualności Ochrony Środowiska (Environmental Protection News) 2021/194 (12)

  • Subject of the issue: Do not forget to report to the Central Statistical Office!
    The reporting obligation to the Central Statistical Office results from Art. 30 point 3 of the Act on official statistics and concerns the provision of a one-off, systematic or periodic, free of charge, related to the conducted activity and its results in an appropriate format and time and in accordance with the principles set out in the program of statistical surveys of official statistics and in the regulations of the Council of Ministers on the program of statistical surveys public statistics. Failure to fulfill the obligation may even result in imprisonment!
  • What has changed in the functionality of the BDO system
    Updates have been recently introduced in the production version of the BDO system to make it easier for entrepreneurs to use it. What has changed?
  • Another draft amendment to the act on waste
    On September 15, 2021, another draft act amending the act on waste and certain other acts was submitted to the Sejm. The draft is on first reading. What next changes are planned?
  • What are the changes in the matter of municipal sewage sludge?
    On the website of the European Commission, you can find the current version of the draft regulation of the Minister of Climate and Environment on the use of municipal sewage sludge, taking into account the comments made as part of public consultations and arrangements. Check what will change.
  • You have until February 28 to submit a report to KOBIZE
    By the end of February of each calendar year, a report should be submitted to the National Center for Emissions Management in accordance with Art. 7 sec. 1 of the Act on the management system of greenhouse gas emissions and other substances (which is part of the Institute of Environmental Protection). In the event of an incorrectly submitted report, you may risk a VIEP inspection!
  • Calculate the fees for water services using the example
    The enterprise has an area of more than 3500 m2 - green areas constitute 55.6%, while green areas together with roofs - 74.81%. Rainwater and meltwater soak into this surface. This water is developed on its own plot in unpaved areas. On the other hand, the water from the hardened part is discharged along with the sewage to the plant's treatment plant and after treatment it is discharged into the river, for which the plant has a permit. Should I pay a fee for reducing natural retention?
  • By-product and internal recycling are different
    Question: Please explain what the difference is between by-product and internal recycling. Do I need any permits to run these processes?
  • Legal changes
    • New permit or update application to BDO
      Question: Company "X" produces waste in connection with the operation of the installation for the production of plastic packaging and is entered in the BDO register only in section XI. The starosta issued a permit on May 5, 2017 for a specified period until May 5, 2027. At some point in its operation, the "X" company started to produce another waste 15 01 03 in the form of used pallets and it was not included in the permit from the Staroste, I would like to add that this waste does not arise as a result of the operation of the installation. Does company "X" have to apply to the Staroste for a new / updated permit, or should it submit an update application to the BDO register.

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