Scientific approaches to understanding the meaning of the concept of environmental information support
In the conditions of the information society formed today the proper legislative and organizational maintenance of any information relations becomes more and more important. If we talk about environmental information relations, then in fact the level of their legal regulation and quality of operation depends on the possibility of exercising not only the right to environmental information, but to some extent other environmental rights.
The right to environmental information is fundamental and is one of the priorities in the system of environmental rights. However, the very concept of environmental informing is complex and its understanding is not limited to the right to environmental information.
Informing in the field of environmental protection is the subject of discussion in the works of many representatives of the science of environmental law. At the same time, the analysis of understanding the meaning of the concept of environmental information support remain relevant.
The article is devoted to the study of understanding the meaning of the concept of environmental information support in environmental and legal doctrine. In scientific research it is established that definition of environmental information support (environmental informing) has a complex character, which is manifested in multifunctional ways of interpreting its essence. As a rule, environmental information provision is understood as: an element of the legal mechanism (instrument) for the implementation of state policy in the field of environmental safety; management function in the field of nature using and environmental protection; guarantee the rights of citizens on a safe environment for life and health and free access to information about its condition.