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Environment Protection Act.

Country/Territory
Poland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Basic legislation Pollution control Environmental planning Liability/compensation Institution Governance
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries
Abstract

This Act, which is composed of nine sections, lays down the general principles of environment protection in Poland, creates a framework for administration, planning and decision-making at the national level, and regulates various matters related to environment protection. The Act is composed of the following Sections: (1) General provisions; (2) Protection of environmental resources, i.e. air, water, land, noise pollution, electromagnetic pollution, animals and plants; (3) Pollution prevention;

Full text
Polish
Website
isip.sejm.gov.pl

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Regulation on forms of lists containing information and data of environmental use and level of fees, and ways of presenting this information and data.

Legislation | Poland | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Access-to-information, Environmental fees/charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning scope and method of passing on information about air pollution.

Legislation | Poland | 2002

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing devices in which substances particularly harmful to environment may have been used .

Legislation | Poland | 2002

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning detailed requirements for air protection programmes.

Legislation | Poland | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Policy/planning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on implementation of the Environment Protection Act, Wastes Act and modification of some other acts.

Legislation | Poland | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Environmental planning, Liability/compensation, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on requirements for the measurement of emission.

Legislation | Poland | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the types of installation which may cause substantial pollution of particular natural elements or the whole environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Waste management, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on substances particularly harmful to the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2003

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed quality requirements for some liquid fuels.

Legislation | Poland | 2002

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on emission standards for installations.

Legislation | Poland | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Emissions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed requirements concerning emission limitation of volatile organic compounds arising out of organic solvents for some paints, sprays and vehicle renovation preparations.

Legislation | Poland | 2005 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on transmission of information on air pollution.

Legislation | Poland | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed requirements on some products due to their negative environmental impact.

Legislation | Poland | 2003

Keyword: Pollution control, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on types of enterprises which may considerably affect the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on limitation of basic levels of environment exposure to electromagnetic fields and methods of assessment of these levels.

Legislation | Poland | 2003

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on soil quality standards.

Legislation | Poland | 2002

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning evaluation of substances levels in the air.

Legislation | Poland | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on products which should contain information essential from the viewpoint of environmental protection.

Legislation | Poland | 2004

Keyword: Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on environmental fees.

Legislation | Poland | 2005

Keyword: Environmental fees/charges, Air quality/air pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning method of making available information on environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing form of report used for the National Pollutant Release and Transfer Register.

Legislation | Poland | 2009

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing the form of provincial report on the use of environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on transmission of information on air pollution.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on measurements related to exploitation of installations or devices.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Emissions, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning evaluation of substances levels in the air.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed requirements concerning emission limitation of volatile organic compounds arising as a result of use of organic solvents for some paints, sprays and cars renovation preparations.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on requirements for measurement of emission and measurement of collected water.

Legislation | Poland | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Waste non-domestic sources, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing requirements concerning measurement of levels in the environment by managers of road, railroad, tram road, airport or port.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Noise pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Emissions, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation amending Regulation on products which should contain information essential from the viewpoint of environmental protection.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Classification/declassification, Environmental standards, Solid waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing reference values for certain substances in the air.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Emissions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing formula for calculating value of noise index.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on keeping the register on PCB.

Legislation | Poland | 2009

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on submitting information on the presence of substances posing a particular threat to the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2009

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation amending Regulation establishing requirements concerning measurement of levels of substances and energy in the environment by managers of road, railroad, tram road, airport or port.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on forms of lists containing information and data of environmental use and level of fees.

Legislation | Poland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Access-to-information, Environmental fees/charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation conferring a statute to the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Institution, Subsidy/incentive, Environmental planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on emission standards for installations.

Legislation | Poland | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on installations generating electromagnetic field.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Environmental standards, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing cases when emission of gases or dust into the air does not require notification.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Environmental standards, Air quality/air pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on types of installations requiring notification.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Environmental standards, Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on penalties concerning introduction of gas and dust into the air.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Environmental standards, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on areas of air quality assessment.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Monitoring, Pollution control, Zoning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation amending the Regulation on permissible levels of noise in the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing requirements concerning measurement of levels of substances and energy in the environment by managers of road, railroad, tram road, airport or port.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Noise pollution, Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Effluent waste water/discharge, Emissions, Water quality standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on roads, railroads and airports exploitation of which may cause negative acoustic impact on significant areas.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing the form of provincial report on the use of environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on conditions and scope of access to the provincial database on the use of environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing the form of publicly available index of documents containing information on the environment and its protection.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on permitted levels of noise in the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation amending Regulation on types of enterprises which may considerably affect the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed scope of data included in acoustic maps.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing form of report used for the National Pollutant Release and Transfer Registry.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing formula for calculating value of noise index.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on scope of information required for provincial and central database on using the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Pollution control, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on periodical examination of electromagnetic fields levels in the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Environmental standards, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation amending Regulation establishing formula for calculating value of noise index.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Noise pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning detailed requirements for air protection programmes.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Policy/planning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning levels of some substances levels in the air.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing zones of air quality assessment.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Zoning, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed conditions of supporting investments assuring clean and energy-efficient production.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Energy conservation/energy production, Recycling/reuse, Subsidy/incentive, Waste prevention

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed requirements elating to the register on information on acoustic state of the environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Noise pollution, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation concerning method of making available information on environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 | Repealed

Keyword: Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on detailed requirements concerning emission limitation of volatile organic compounds arising as a result of the use of organic solvents for some paints, sprays and car renovation preparations.

Legislation | Poland | 2007 (2013)

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on emission standards for certain types of installations, fuel combustion sources and appliances for waste incineration or co-incineration.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on forms of lists containing information and data on environmental use and level of fees.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Access-to-information, Environmental fees/charges, Groundwater, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on requirements for measurement of emissions and measurement of collected water.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Waste non-domestic sources, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on types of installations which may cause significant pollution of individual natural elements or the whole environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Environmental standards, Business/industry/corporations, Air quality/air pollution, Natural gas, Oil

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on evaluation of levels of substances in ambient air.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Ozone layer, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the scope and methof of reporting on air pollution.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on levels of certain substances in ambient air.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Ozone layer, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the national target of exposure reduction.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Ozone layer, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on programs of air protection and plans of short-term activities.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Ozone layer, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the calculation of the indicators of average exposure.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Ozone layer, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on conditions for the introduction of sewage into water or soil and on the list of substances particularly harmful to water environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Hazardous substances, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation laying down conditions for the introduction of sewage into water bodies or soil and laying down the list of substances particularly harmful to water environments.

Legislation | Poland | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Hazardous substances, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation amending Regulation establishing conditions which have to be fulfilled while inserting sewage into water or land, and establishing substances particularly harmful to water environment.

Legislation | Poland | 2009 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Hazardous substances, Effluent waste water/discharge, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending Wastes Act and amending some other acts.

Legislation | Poland | 2005

Keyword: Waste management, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Wastes Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2008

Keyword: Education, Special fund, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Environmental planning, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2012

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Environmental standards, Offences/penalties, Emissions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2011

Keyword: Subsidy/incentive, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Energy Law, Environment Protection Ac and the Act on conformity assessment system.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2007

Keyword: Access-to-information, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Emissions, Environmental standards, Biodiversity, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality

Source: FAO, FAOLEX