Locked content President signs anti-smog bill

President of Poland Andrzej Duda has signed the so called anti-smog bill, his chancellery informed. The law is expected to curb emission of toxic substances. The bill will allow local governments to implement legal solutions aimed at improving the quality of air and lowering noise pollution. The law...

Locked content Greenpeace hangs banner on Ministry of Environment building

Environmental organization Greenpeace hung a banner on Wednesday on the building of the Ministry of the Environment, which depicts Minister Maciej Grabowski, who is covering his mouth, his ears and his eyes with a message below “Smog is poisoning us, why is the minister not reacting?” &#...

Locked content NIK: Polish air pollution worst in the EU

The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) has published a report on the quality of the air in Poland. It is estimated that as many as 45,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality. The poor air quality could also cost Poland up to PLN 4 billion in penalties from the EU. Six Polish cities place…