air pollution

Untrue allegations of Zorana Mihajlović: Emissions of sulfur dioxide from the Kostolac B thermal power plant are almost 12 times higher than the values allowed by the National Emission Reduction Plan

Emissions of sulfur dioxide from the Kostolac B thermal power plant during 2018, 2019 and 2020, exceeded the maximum allowed values prescribed by the National Emission Reduction Plan (NERP). Instead of reducing emissions, TPP Kostolac B in 2020 emitted almost 16,000 tons more sulfur dioxide than in 2019. According to the daily newspaper Politika and the Ministry of Mining and Energy itself, Minister Zorana Mihajlovic said yesterday in Kostolac that “emissions ...Read More »

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Environmental Impact Assessment

The Government of Serbia should urgently withdraw the unconstitutional proposal of amendments to the Law on Mining and Geological Research

The Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) demands from the Government of the Republic of Serbia to urgently withdraw the proposed amendments to the Law on Mining and Geological Research from the parliamentary procedure. RERI considers the proposal unconstitutional, because it leaves the possibility for the state to formally suspend the legal order of the ...Read More »

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cable car case

RERI’S LAWSUIT WAS ADOPTED – THE CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FOR THE CABLE CAR WAS ANNULLED

The Administrative Court passed a verdict accepting the lawsuit of RERI and annulling the construction permit for the construction of the cable car on Kalemegdan, issued by the Ministry of Construction, Traffic and Infrastructure on April 1, 2019. The Administrative Court fully accepted the argument of the RERI legal team, stating, inter alia, that the ...Read More »

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Bor

SALAMI SLICING CAN’T PASS after all- Ministry of Environmental Protection rejects Zijin’s request to decide on the need for environmental impact assessment

Based on the objections submitted by the Association of Young Researchers from Bor and the Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI), the Ministry of Environmental Protection rejected the request to decide on the need for environmental impact assessment of the project of Serbia Zijin Copper doo Bor and indicated to the investor that it is ...Read More »

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linglong

Police Surveillance, Ban on Media Presence and Violation of Citizens’ right to participate in the Public Debate on the Environmental Impact Assessment Study of the Linglong Tire Factory

A public debate on the study on the environmental impact assessment of the project of the Linglong tire factory construction was planned to be held in Novi Sad today at 10 am. However, the public was prevented from participating in the public debate. Citizens who submitted their comments and opinions to the study on the ...Read More »

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construction permit

To Determine the Ceasing of Validity of the Permit for the Construction of SHPP “Karaula” in the Special Nature Rerserve Goč-Gvozdac

The Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) has submitted a request to the Department of Urbanism, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the City Administration of the City of Kraljevo for issuance a decision which determines the ceasing of validity of the building permit for SHPP Karaula in the Special Nature Reserve Goč Gvozdac ...Read More »

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air pollution

Serbia’s public electricity company faces court challenge for breaching toxic emissions limits

Environmental campaigners have taken legal action against Serbia’s state-owned electricity company (EPS) for exposing Serbians to toxic gases six times above the legal limit – a breach of both national and international law. The challenge, brought by Serbian NGO Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) aims to force EPS to ensure its thermal power plants ...Read More »

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air pollution

RERI filed criminal charges against ZIJIN and the responsible director for environmental pollution

Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) has filed a criminal charges against the company SERBIA ZIJIN COPPER DOO BOR, as well as a responsible person in the legal entity (director of the company) due to suspicion that they committed the crime of Environmental Pollution, prescribed by Article 260 of the Criminal Code (“CC”). Violation of ...Read More »

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