We are using the complaint to the EC, which is the first stage of the proceedings before the Court of Justice – said the Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moscow, informing about the submission of a complaint to the EC against Germany for illegally imported waste into our country.
The Minister of Climate and Environment Anna Moscow announced on Wednesday that Poland had filed a complaint with the European Commission against Germany for illegally imported waste into our country. This is the first step in the proceedings before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
Poland filed a complaint against Germany. 35 thousand tonnes of illegal waste
The head of the Ministry of Climate and Environment reminded that there are 35,000 in Poland. tonnes of illegal waste abandoned in seven landfills. Moscow stressed that Poland has repeatedly intervened with its western neighbor at the state, federal level, “calling for the removal of the German garbage that is illegally lying on Polish soil.”
“We were left with no choice. We use the path that any European law can take, we use a complaint to the European Commission, which is the first stage of proceedings before the Court of Justice – said Moscow.
An appeal to “take away German garbage”
The climate and environment minister called on the “very green German government to take away German garbage”.
The fact that Poland is preparing and will submit an application to the CJEU with a complaint against Germany in connection with illegal waste that came to our country was announced two months ago by Deputy Minister of Climate and Environment Jacek Dekora.
According to the data presented by the deputy head of the Ministry of Climate and Environment at that time, there is 1,300 tons of waste in Gliwice, 450 tons in Babina, 8,700 tons in Sarbia, 3,360 tons in Sobolewo, 1,156 tons in Stary Jawor, and 20,000 tons in Tuplice.