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We appeal to you on behalf of the movement “Protect Kok-Zhaylau”, Ecological Society “Green Salvation”, and ten thousand citizens of Kazakhstan and other countries who oppose construction of a mountain ski resort on the territory of Ile-Alatau National Park.

On November 28, 2014, 19 children and three adults fainted in the Berezovka village school in Burlin district of Western Kazakhstan Oblast, and were taken to the Burlin district hospital. On November 29th, six children were transferred to the regional clinical hospital.

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Since 2002, the Ecological Society Green Salvation has utilized judicial methods to defend human and environmental rights.  We uphold the right of citizens to access environmental information; we strive to repeal the conclusions of state environmental assessments conducted in violation of the law; and we contest the inactivity of state bodies.  Our more significant cases include a lawsuit against the National Atomic Company “Kazatomprom” for failing to provide information, and a lawsuit to acknowledge as invalid the conclusion of the state environmental assessment for the project to construct a high-voltage 110 kV power line in the Mountain Giant District in Almaty and to renew work on the Construction Materials Combine’s Plant No. 3 (KSMK-3) in Almaty.

As a result of lawsuits, in 2004, communications were submitted to the Aarhus Convention’s Compliance Committee.  In the case of two of the communications, the Committee recognized the Republic of Kazakhstan’s non-compliance with the provisions of the Convention and violations of the human right to participate in the decision-making process and to justice in environmental matters (see the “Convention” section for more details).




Summary of Lawsuits in 2014 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation
 
Summary of Lawsuits in 2013 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation
 
Summary of Lawsuits in 2012 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation

Summary of Lawsuits in 2011 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation     

Summary of Lawsuits in 2010 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation     

Summary of Lawsuits in 2009 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation

Summary of Lawsuits in 2008 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation     

Summary of Lawsuits in 2007 by the Ecological Society Green Salvation