May 21, 2020
The global Covid-19 pandemic has stopped neither hydropower companies nor nature defenders from pursuing their goals in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The latest flashpoint is the Neretva basin, where locals and NGOs are resisting construction with blockades and lawsuits.
April 17, 2018
Balkan coal projects are expanding under the Belt and Road banner “Miners don’t say good day, we say good luck,” says Hata Muratović Hasanspahić, standing at the door to a concrete elevator shaft that carries her 300 metres below ground each day. Hata
April 12, 2018
Our colleagues from the Center for Environment from Banja Luka have today published a new analysis of the feasibility study for the planned Gacko II lignite power plant in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which shows that the new plant is likely to be unprofitable.
January 16, 2018
Gacko, Bosnia-Herzegovina, is home to a coal power plant and an open cast mine and it has a serious smog problem. But you wouldn’t know it from official measurements because the local air quality rules are uniquely lax, and there are no publicly available, official measurements.
August 17, 2017
„S obzirom na to da većina zemalja Zapadnog Balkana usvaja zakone koji se eksplicitno odnose na standarde EU za najbolje raspoložive tehnike, od sada se dozvole za nove elektrane moraju zasnivati na BREF-u LCP-a (Large Combustion Plants)“, kaže se u s
August 14, 2017
Prethodno je analiza CEE Bankwatch mreže pokazala da gotovo nijedna planirana TE na zapadnom Balkanu, među kojima i je i drugi blok TE Pljevlja, neće ispuniti nove, strože standarde zagađenosti Source: Drugi blok TE mora na popravni – Vijesti.me
August 7, 2017
Southeast Europe is seeing an explosion in hydropower investment, but inadequate regulation and oversight of the sector are raising concerns about the environmental impact and whether these investments are sustainable. Source: bne IntelliNews – Wild ca
August 6, 2017
The Energy Community secretariat has sent an opening letter to Bosnia & Herzegovina, launching a case related to the environmental impact assessment of the planned Ugljevik III thermal power plant in Republika Srpska. Source: bne IntelliNews – Bosn
July 12, 2017
Финалният вариант на преминаване през Кресненското дефиле застрашава биоразнообразието в региона и нарушава еврозаконодателството, според природозащитници Source: Неправителствени организации са подали жалба в ЕК заради строителството на „Струма“:: Inv
July 10, 2017
No fewer than five new coal-fired power plants, most of them potentially funded by Chinese state banks, are being considered in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Two of these projects – the seventh unit at the existing Tuzla plant and the brand new Banovici pl