Venue: College of Public Administration in Ostrołęka (Wyższa Szkoła Administracji Publicznej, mała aula), Korczaka 73 street
Date: 24.10.2017 (tueseday), 5:30 pm

Ostrołęka C coal-fired power plant, 1000 MW capacity, is a new facility planned in the Rzekuń municipality in the Mazovian Voivodeship. The power plant is going to take an area of 53 ha. It is planned to become operational in 2024 and would cost approximately 6 billion PLN (1.4 billion Euro).

The aim of the conference is to spark off a debate on rationale od building the Ostrołęka C power plant and the need of an alternative energy solution for the region. There has been no such public discussion so far although it’s crucial for the future of its citizens. The new power plant of such a high capacity will create a serious impact on the direction of energy system development in Poland and on the quality of life of local citizens.

Agenda of the conference:

5:30 pm – Welocming guests – Radosław Gawlik

5:40 – 6:10 pm – prof. Dr hab. Inż. Popczyk – Mazovia without the coal-fired power plant Ostrołeka C, but with a wave of prosumer’s innovations on emerging market of electricity?

6:10 – 6:30 pm – dr hab. Leszek Pazderski – Compliance of the planned coal-fired power plant Ostrołeka C with European standards and assessment of selected gas and dust pollutants on human health.

6:30 – 6:50 pm – Łukasz Adamkiewicz – Health impacts of exposure to air pollution. Impacts of the coal-fired power plant Ostrołeka C.

6:50 – 6:30 pm – Discussion – Radosław Gawlik (moderator): Jan Popczyk, Leszek Pazderski, Łukasz Adamkiewicz, Dariusz Szwed.

The conference is organized by a coalition of non-governmental which work for environment, sustainable development and local communities.

‘Ostrołęka C is our common cause, which is why it is crucial to have complete information on consequences of its construction and operation. It is high time for a debate on this project’s future’ – sais Mr. Robert Wawręty, Society for Earth, who co-organises the conference.

Participation in the conference is free of charge. Refreshments will be served during the meeting.

Radosław Ślusarczyk, tel. 660 538 329; e-mail: suchy@pracownia.org.pl
Robert Wawręty: tel. 508 585 130, e-mail: robert@tnz.most.org.pl

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