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Environment

Poland

Our environmental team comprises five lawyers specialising in environmental regulations and projects. The group focuses on environmental law, in particular: environmental impact assessment, waste management, water and sewage management, industrial emissions, trading in carbon dioxide emission allowances, damage to the environment including land contamination, administrative decisions of an environmental character (e.g. environmental decisions, IPPC permits, air emission permits, waste generation permits, water permits).

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9 October 2017
CMS Po­land launches law com­pet­i­tion for stu­dents
15/03/2019
Law sides with cli­mate change against coal
Min­ing com­pany, Gloucester Re­sources Lim­ited (GRL), ap­pealed to the Land and En­vir­on­ment Court of New South Wales, Aus­tralia, against a min­is­teri­al de­cision to re­ject its ap­plic­a­tion to de­vel­op and op­er­ate an open cut coal mine, Rocky Hill, near Gloucester,.
13 October 2016
CMS Po­land launches law com­pet­i­tion for stu­dents
14/03/2019
Ship­ping and car­bon: EU and IMO sys­tems to align
On 4 Feb­ru­ary 2019 the European Com­mis­sion (EC) tabled a pro­pos­al con­cern­ing the amend­ment of Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2015/757 on the mon­it­or­ing, re­port­ing and veri­fic­a­tion of car­bon di­ox­ide emis­sions from mari­time trans­port (the “EU MRV Reg­u­la­tion”).
19/03/2015
Sum­mer in­tern­ships at CMS Po­land
31/01/2019
Com­mis­sion­ing a scrub­ber sys­tem by 31 Decem­ber 2019 is not suf­fi­cient...
Ship own­ers, ship op­er­at­ors and ship man­agers who are busy pre­par­ing for the up­com­ing high sul­phur fuel oil (“HSFO”) ban which enters in­to force on 1 Janu­ary 2020 will be fa­mil­i­ar with the op­tion to in­stall Ex­haust Gas Clean­ing Sys­tems (EGC­Ss) oth­er­wise known.
01/03/2013
CMS En­vir­on­ment­al Ca­pa­city [Pol­ish ver­sion]
11/01/2019
COP 24 - key out­comes and next steps
Nearly 23,000 del­eg­ates from 196 coun­tries and the European Uni­on con­vened in the Silesian cap­it­al of Katowice, Po­land, in Decem­ber for two weeks at the 24th Con­fer­ence of the Parties to the UN Frame­work Con­ven­tion on Cli­mate Change (UN­FC­CC) – COP24 that took.
22/11/2018
New re­port | Con­nec­ted Fu­ture: in­vest­ment op­por­tun­it­ies in the rad­ic­ally...
Tech­no­logy-driv­en trans­form­a­tions are not only dis­rupt­ing our every­day lives, but are also rad­ic­ally trans­form­ing the in­fra­struc­ture sec­tor. On the one hand, in­nov­a­tion is driv­ing an up­grade of ex­ist­ing in­fra­struc­ture, such as di­git­al; on the oth­er hand, it.
02/11/2018
Tack­ling plastic – new meas­ures for the food and drink in­dustry
In the au­tumn 2018 Budget, the UK gov­ern­ment an­nounced that it will in­tro­duce a tax on plastic pack­aging pro­duced in, or im­por­ted in­to, the UK, which con­tains less than 30% re­cycled con­tent (sub­ject to con­sulta­tion).
30/10/2018
Car­riage ban on mar­ine fuels with sul­phur con­tent above 0.50% form­ally...
On 26 Oc­to­ber 2018, dur­ing its 73rd ses­sion on 22 - 26 Oc­to­ber, the Mar­ine En­vir­on­ment Pro­tec­tion Com­mit­tee (‘MEPC73’) of the In­ter­na­tion­al Mari­time Or­gan­iz­a­tion (the ‘IMO’) form­ally ad­op­ted the car­riage ban on mar­ine fuels with sul­phur con­tent above 0.
29/10/2018
Pro­pos­al for a Dir­ect­ive on single use plastic ad­op­ted by the European...
On Wed­nes­day 24 Oc­to­ber the European Par­lia­ment ap­proved, by an over­whelm­ing ma­jor­ity, the pro­pos­al for a Dir­ect­ive on the re­duc­tion of the im­pact of cer­tain plastic products on the en­vir­on­ment (the “Pro­pos­al”) with amend­ments.