European Network of Lindane waste affected regions working together towards a greener environment

European Network of Lindane waste affected regions working together towards a greener environment

Program Interreg Europe

Project no.
PGI 05799

Project leader
Gobierno de Aragón (Government of Aragonii) - Spain

Project manager in GIG

Department of Water Protection
Grzegorz Gzyl Ph. D. Eng.
tel. 32 259 24 55

Project duration
01.08.2019 - 31.01.2022 (phase I)
01.02.2022 - 31.01.2023 (phase II)

Project partners
The project involves 6 partners representing 5 countries: Spain, Germany, Czechia, Poland, Italy. The government of Aragon is the coordinator of the whole project. The Central Mining Institute participates in the project in cooperation with the Marshal's Office of the Silesian Voivodeship.

The institutions involved in the project are:

1-LP    Gobierno de Aragón (Spain)

2-PP    Xunta de Galicia - Dirección Xeral de Calidade Ambiental e Cambio Climático (Spain)

3-PP    Regionální rozvojová agentura jižních Čech - RERA a.s. - RERA a.s. (Czechia)

4-PP    Land Sachsen-Anhalt (Germany)

5-PP    Główny Instytut Górnictwa (Poland)

6-PP    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Lazio e della Toscana M. Aleandri (Italy)

Project description
LINDANET is an ambitious project that aims to join efforts among European regions to work together towards the improvement of the HCH (Lindane) contaminated sites. The intention of the LINDANET project is to advance in the direction of improve the knowledge and solution of this problem, starting from a regional point of view and reaching a European level.

For this, the project has set the following general objectives:

  • To create a network of European regions affected by the contamination derived from the lindane production wastes (HCH and others),
  • To establish an Action Plan focused to the problem solution in each region,
  • To interchange experiences and knowledge that contribute to the solution of the contamination derived from the lindane and lindane production wastes,
  • To involve the stakeholder groups in the knowledge and the solution to the problem,
  • To contribute to the Policy Learning Platform of the Interreg Europe programme,
  • To raise public awareness about the HCH pollution and other related contamination problems derived from POPs and Obsolete Pesticides.

The LINDANET project addresses the problems of persistent organic pollutants, the degree and scale of which have not yet been fully explored. The project increases the interest and involvement of public authorities and inhabitants and the involvement of local stakeholders in solving the problem and, in the informational dimension, contributes to ensure social dialogue and dissemination of knowledge.

Project website

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