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Constitution of the Free State of Thuringia (1993)

Part I, Section IV, Article 31:

“(1) The protection of the natural foundations of human life is the task of the Free State and its inhabitants.

(2) The natural balance and its functionality must be protected. The native animal and plant species as well as particularly valuable landscapes and areas are to be preserved and put under protection. The country and its local authorities aim to eliminate or compensate for human-caused environmental damage as far as possible.

(3) Use natural resources and energy sparingly. The state and its local authorities promote an environmentally sound energy supply.

Part I, Section IV, Article 33:

“Everyone has the right to information about the data concerning the natural environment in their habitat and that have been collected by the Free State, as far as legal regulations or rights of third parties are not opposed.