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Invitation for Global Clean Air Summit conference image

Małopolska Region in cooperation with two leading Polish antismog organizations: Smogathon and the Polish Smog Alert co-organizes the Global Clean Air Summit conference.The aim of the conference is an international cooperation with regions or states which  are struggling with similar air pollution problems, as well as the exchange of experience with countries which on the base of their own achievements could help others to work out an effective strategy against these threats. The conference will be held in four parallel thematic blocks: policy, health, business and technology in the presence of experts, doctors, entrepreneurs and government representatives at national, regional and local levels. You are cordially invited to participate in the Global Clean Air Summit conference, which will take place on November 27, 2017 in ...

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European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region gallery

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

  • European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

    European Court of Auditors control in Małopolska Region

On Monday (2 October 2017), the air quality control was started to be carried out by the European Court of Auditors began in Poland. The audit is aimed at reviewing the projects implemented for the air quality improvement and financed by the European Commission. From 3 to 6 October. The audit is being conducted in the Malopolska Region. The following projects are subject to review: “Implementation of Air Quality Plan for Małopolska Region – Małopolska in a healthy atmosphere” integrated project Low emission program for the city of Krakow Thermomodernization of educational buildings in the Municipality of Krakow Integrated public transport in the Krakow agglomeration – 2nd stage Construction of flue gas NOx system for boilers no. 3 and 4 in EDF Polska SA Branch No. ...

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World Bank and the Malopolska Region jointly work against smog image

The Malopolska Region is not alone in the fight for clean air in the region. Once again, the efforts of our region have been recognized internationally. Following the LIFE project, the Malopolska Region has now become a partner of the World Bank and the European Commission in the implementation of the “Catching-up Regions” project which aims at helping to eliminate smog. Within the project, the Malopolska Region has been already visited by the World Bank experts: Ashok Sarkar and Anand Subbiah. In order to better understand the problem of smog, they visited several municipalities in the region: Wadowice, Jordanów and Maków Podhalański. They also talked with the representatives of the Provincial Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Krakow. This week, experts will ...

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LIFE project during the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels image

It was a great day for the Malopolska Region during the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels. On October 12, Mr. Tomasz Pietrusiak – Deputy Director of the Environment Department of the Marshal’s Office of the Malopolska Region was pleased to present the LIFE Project “Implementation of the Air Quality Plan for the Malopolska Region – Malopolska in a healthy atmosphere”. This is the best integrated project of all of the 39 from across the EU which were submitted in the competition in 2015. Mr. Tomasz was invited by the European Commission, we are glad that other countries can benefit from the experience of the Malopolska Region! Pictures from the event

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Complaint filed by the European Commission against Poland regarding infringement of the CAFE Directive image

The European Commission filed a complaint against Poland at the Court of Justice of the European Union on 22 June concerning the requirements of Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on air quality and cleaner air for Europe (CAFE – Clean Air for Europe). Poland has time until September 1 to prepare a reply to the allegations of the European Commission. In the complaint, the Commission proposes to state that Poland failed to fulfill its obligations by: exceeding, from 2007 to 2013, the daily limit values for PM10 in 35 air quality zones (including 9 zones in which the situation has not improved over the years), failure to adopt appropriate measures in Air Quality Plans aiming at the shortest possible ...

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LIFE integrated project in Malopolska officially started! standard

In the presence of the authorities of the Malopolska Region, the European Commission, invited guests and partners in the Polish Aviation Museum was held kick-off meeting for LIFE integrated project to improve air quality in the Malopolska region. Thanks to the determination of more than 50 municipalities of Malopolska and financial support from the Regional Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Krakow, it was possible to run the project, which aims to accelerate the implementation of the Air Quality Plan. It was officially announced that the Silesian Region joined the project, making it possible to undertake common sub-regional actions and initiatives. Christian Strasser from LIFE Unit presented the expectations of the European Commission against the LIFE integrated projects which are a new instrument for the ...

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Malopolska in a healthy atmosphere