Aktualności Ochrony Środowiska (Environmental Protection News) 2022/205 (09)

  • Subject of the issue: News in the provisions on disclosure of information on the environment and its protection
    Work is currently underway on the draft act amending the act on the provision of information on the environment and its protection, public participation in environmental protection and on environmental impact assessments and some other acts. The project is currently at the negotiation stage. What does it assume?
  • Amendments to the Water Law
    The amended Water Law is intended to implement the provisions of Council Directive 91/271 / EEC on municipal wastewater treatment. What are the changes about?
  • Do you need to have ADR to load hazardous waste with a forklift
    Question: We are a producer of waste, including waste classified as hazardous. However, we do not transport this hazardous waste, but only load it with a forklift on the recipient's truck with ADR. Should we have ADR just before loading waste onto trolleys? If so, for which types of waste?
  • What are the rules for using expired feed products
    Question: I would like to ask you to clarify my doubts regarding the possibility of using expired products from the group of feed additives (PKWiU 10.91.10.0). Can such products be used on the farm as fertilizer?
  • Subsidies from the Clean Air Plus program
    Owners of single-family houses who apply for a subsidy for the replacement of an old stove (so-called so-called smoke stove) and insulation of the house will receive pre-financing, i.e. payment of money before the renovation begins. Applications under the Clean Air Plus program can be submitted from 15 July.
  • Compromise regarding the location of wind farms
    The Council of Ministers adopted a draft amendment to the act on investments in wind farms. According to it, local communities will be able to decide on the possibility of locating new investments in onshore wind farms. This also applies to unlocking the possibility of housing development in the vicinity of these power plants.
  • Modification of the regulations on the reception of waste from ships
    On September 14, 2022, the Act of May 12, 2022 on port reception facilities for waste from ships will enter into force. The development of the new rules was necessary due to the numerous changes introduced by Directive (EU) 2019/883 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
  • Exemption from waste records and reporting
    Question: As part of my sole proprietorship, I market products in packages, and thus - I am registered with BDO. I produce waste from my activity in such quantity and type that I am exempt from keeping records of waste. Do I have to submit an annual report on the waste generated in this case?
  • Responsibilities of the owner of the ground reservoir for rainfall
    Question: The industrial plant discharges rainwater from the paved area through a separator to the dug ground reservoir on its site. What legal conditions are related to such a reservoir?
  • Learn about the rules that apply to tree felling for investments
    Removal of trees for investment purposes requires a permit, which is regulated by the provisions of the Act of April 16, 2004 on nature protection. What else do you need to know?
  • LIFE grants are now available
    In May 2022, the European Commission officially launched a new call under the international LIFE program. The LIFE program is the only direct EU program that deals with co-financing projects in the field of environmental, nature and climate protection as well as energy transformation implemented in EU member states. Co-financing of a single project is on average from several to several dozen million euros.
  • Securing claims in the context of waste activity
    Many entrepreneurs applying for a permit to collect and process waste have to deal with the establishment of the so-called securing claims. The article deals with interesting issues related to this topic.

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