Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic (Ministerstvo Zivotního Prostredí)
The Ministry of the Environment (MoE) was established as of 1 January 1990 by Act no. 173/1989 Coll., dated 19 December 1989, to function as the central state administrative authority and supreme inspection authority in environmental affairs.
The MoE is the central state administrative authority in:
protection of natural water accumulation,
protection of water resources and the quality of groundwater and surface water,
nature and landscape protection,
conservation of agricultural land,
operation of the National Geological Survey,
protection of the rock environment, including mineral resources and groundwater,
geological works and environmental supervision of mining,
environmental impact assessment of activities and their consequences, including transboundary,
gamekeeping, fisheries and forestry in national parks,
national environmental policy.
To guarantee and inspection activity of the Government of the Czech Republic, the Ministry of the Environment coordinates the activities of all Ministries and other central state administrative authorities of the Czech Republic in environmental matters.See more