Terms used in official statistics

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Environment protection


Taking or stopping actions, which enable maintaining or restoring the natural environment balance.

This protection consists in particular in:

- reasonable development of the environment and managing the environment resources in accordance with the principle of sustainable development,

- counteracting the pollutions,

- restoring elements of natural environment to the proper state.

  • Act of 27 April 2001, the Environmental Law
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2022 r. poz. 2556, z późn. zm.)

Low-level terms:

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Rolnictwa i Środowiska