Monthly ArchivesFebruary 2017

Consultation of Transitional Design of the Antismog Resolution for Krakow image

The Management Board of the Malopolska Region approved the transitional anti-smog resolution for Krakow. The document envisages the ban on the use of low-quality coal for heating houses and flats from 1 July 2017. These regulations apply to the area of the municipality of Krakow and will remain in force until the full ban on coal burning until the end of August 2019. The draft resolution prohibits the use of low-quality fuels that release the most toxic compounds and particulate matter into the atmosphere. This means that one will not be able to use the following to heat houses: fuels in which the mass fraction of hard coal or lignite of particle size 0-5 mm is greater than 5%, fuels containing hard coal ...

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Comparative measurements of PM10 sensors started! image

The comparative measurement of PM10 sensors has been officially started. The organizer of the action is the Malopolska Region, in cooperation with the Chief Inspectorate for Environmental Protection, the Provincial Inspectorate for Environmental Protection in Krakow, the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, the Rabka-Zdrój Municipality and the Krakow Smog Alert Association. The purpose of the action is to verify and evaluate the reliability of the widely available measurement devices by comparing the results obtained with the results obtained using the reference measurement method of the Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Inspection. The measurements have been being carried out from 18 February at the measurement station in Rabka-Zdrój and will last until June 15th. The comparative action will end with a study ...

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Training for municipalities to prepare applications for PONE gallery

On February 16, 2017, a training was held on the preparation of applications for grants for the replacement of boilers using solid fuels from the funds of the PONE program of the Regional Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Krakow. The training was conducted by Robert Bażela – Manager for Grants at the Regional Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Krakow. Approximately 120 people from municipalities in the Malopolska Region took part in it. The participants had a chance to get acquainted with how municipalities can take advantage of co-financing from the Regional Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management funds in Krakow within the “Low-stack Emission Reduction Program in the Malopolska Region”. Co-financing of tasks from the WFOŚiGW 2017 ...

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Meeting of the Program Council of the LIFE Malopolska Region project gallery

On February 15, 2017, the first meeting of the Program Council of the Integrated LIFE project “Implementation of the Air Quality Plan for the Malopolska Region – Malopolska in a healthy atmosphere” was held in the Marshal’s Office. The tasks of the Council include acting as a program advisor, supporting the activities accompanying the project and proposing possible changes and modifications to the solutions that comprise the system of Ecomanagers. The following have been appointed to be members of the council: Wojciech Kozak – Deputy Marshal of the Malopolska Region as the President of the Council, Adam Domagała – Chairman of the Committee for Environmental Protection and Public Security of the Sejmik of the Malopolska Region as I Vice-President of the Council, Karolina Laszczak – ...

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Malopolska in a healthy atmosphere