Monthly ArchivesFebruary 2016

NFEP & WM has refused to co-finance the Integrated LIFE project for Malopolska image

According to unofficial information, on Friday, February 19, the supervisory board of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management declined to co-finance the Integrated LIFE project “Implementation of the Air Quality Plan for the Malopolska Region – Malopolska in a healthy atmosphere”, implemented by Malopolska Region along with 44 partners. The grant of the Fund to the project was to amount to over PLN 20 million. The Malopolska Region will fight for the implementation of the LIFE project despite the lack of co-financing from the NFEP & WM. Some of the missing costs will be covered by the partners who have declared their participation in LIFE and increasing their financial participation. Currently, 28 partners (including 22 municipalities) have confirmed their participation in the project and 17 ...

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Invitation to organize European Sustainable Development Week events image

In the period from May 30 to June 5, 2016, the next edition of the European Sustainable Development Week will take place. The aim of the initiative is to promote the concept of sustainable development in all its aspects – economic, social and environmental. To participate in the project, it is enough to organize, from 30 May to 5 June this year, an event (a conference, exhibition, film project, social action, business initiative, educational project, etc.) that covers at least one aspect of sustainable development and register the idea on the European platform www.esdw.eu.

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Meeting of the municipalities participating in the LIFE project gallery

  • Kraków, 08/02/2016

    Kraków, 08/02/2016

  • Kraków, 08/02/2016

    Kraków, 08/02/2016

Municipalities participating as a co-beneficiaries in LIFE integrated project met with Jacek Krupa, Marshal of the Małopolska Region, to discuss the current situation with the financing of the project. It was agreed that in two weeks will be taken decisions on the continuation of the project. LIFE Integrated Project “Implementation of the Air Quality Plan for Małopolska Region – Małopolska in a healthy atmosphere” in September 2015 was selected by the European Commission as the best project in Europe, and received 10 million Euro funding from the LIFE program. Its aim is to support municipalities in Małopolska in the tasks related to the protection of air. Implementation of the project, however, is delayed and uncertain due to the wait for the decision of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and ...

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New website with air quality forecasts in the Malopolska Region image

The Marshal Office of the Malopolska Region has launched a new website presenting information on the forecast of air quality in the Malopolska Region. It will replace the existing site on the Gateway of Malopolska. The service is very popular with the inhabitants of the region because, due to the publication of forecasts, such particularly sensitive people as children, the elderly and people with respiratory illnesses can avoid excessive exposure to pollution. Within 5 years of its existence, the service has been visited by approx. 30 thousand users and about 240 thousand view were recorded. At that time, over 7 thousand email addresses were registered to receive a newsletter concerning poor air quality. The new version of the site has gained a new layout and functionality. Anyone ...

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Malopolska in a healthy atmosphere