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Vice Minister Sławomir Mazurek chaired the Polish delegation at the 24th session of the FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO) and the 6th Global Forest Week in Rome. Read more On the Key Role of Forests during the FAO Committee Meeting
“The controversial construction in the Noteć Primeval Forest will be inspected,” said Minister of Environment Henryk Kowalczyk today. Read more The Minister of the Environment announces audit of the construction in the Noteć Primeval Forest.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki appointed Michał Kurtyka as the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Environment. The nomination was handed over by Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of Environment. Read more Michał Kurtyka appointed as new Vice-Minister of Environment
"In response to emerging aberrations in waste management and the scale of the issue, as evidenced by the increase in statistics on landfill fires, we have prepared proposals for legislative changes to counteract such situations in the future. They were included in the draft laws on waste management and the Environmental Protection Inspectorate," said Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of Environment. Read more The fight against aberrations in waste management
“As far as improving air quality is concerned, we are acting in a comprehensive manner, which is why the Clean Air programme assumes financing both thermal modernisation and heat sources. We will allocate PLN 103 billion for such activities by 2029,” said Henryk Kowalczyk, Minister of Environment, during the ceremony of signing an agreement on the implementation of the Clean Air priority programme. Read more PLN 103 billion for the improvement of air quality in Poland
Recently, the number of waste fires has increased. The Ministry of Environment recognises the importance of the problem and has prepared proposals for solutions to prevent such situations from happening in the future. These concern, among others, strengthening the landfill control mechanisms. Read more Landfill fires – stop pathologies in waste management
Today, Minister of Environment Henryk Kowalczyk appointed an expert team for the Białowieża Forest. The team will prepare a long-term plan for the Forest. Read more Appointment of the Expert Team for the Białowieża Forest


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