cable car case

Construction Permit Was Issued for Preparatory Works

Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute would like to address the media and the interested public regarding the statements media reported yesterday, given by some of the most prominent Belgrade city officials, MPs and the Public Company “Skijališta Srbije”, an investor in the Ušće-Kalemegdan cable car construction project. In this regard, RERI would like to inform ...Read More »

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Construction Works at Kalemegdan Would Act against Public Interest – Administrative Court Has Ordered Suspension in Cable Car Construction Works in Kalemegdan Park

Belgrade Administrative Court issued a decision on April 19 suspending all construction works on the Kalemegdan cable car project until a final judgment is made on the legality of the construction permit for preparatory construction activities, issued by the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure. The Administrative Court upheld the appeal filed by the Renewables ...Read More »

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cable car case

New Appeals to the Competent Authorities and Lawsuits Filed against the Cable Car Construction Project

Lawsuits and new requests to the competent authorities in order to call into question the project of Kalemegdan-Ušće cable car construction and to suspend it were filed today, as it has been reported by professional initiatives and cultural heritage and environment protection associations.   In view of the issuing of the construction permit and authorizing ...Read More »

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Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI) Press Conference ‘Why Is Tree Felling at Ušće and Kalemegdan Illegal – Legal Aspects of the Cable Car Case’

Media Center, 3 Terazije Sq., Small Conference Hall on the 2nd floor, April 2, 11 a.m. RERI has called a press conference to introduce the public with its conclusions and analysis of the legality of the course of actions taken by the public authorities of the City of Belgrade and its municipalities, regarding the tree ...Read More »

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Environmental Law

Law on Environmental Impact Assessment and Law on Planning and Construction: Are They Aligned, and Why Aren’t They?

The existing legal framework, both the domestic and the EU, should prevent building of objects that impose a threat to endangered species, ecosystems’ water regime or life of local communities in protected areas; furthermore, it should be impossible to plan building up of new facilities, threatening the ecosystem stability and lives of locals, in areas ...Read More »

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Environmental Law

BiH Failed to Comply With the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive According to Energy Community

On 16 March 2018, the Energy Community Secretariat (“EC”) sent a Reasoned Opinion to Bosnia and Herzegovina for its failure to comply with the provisions of the Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment (“EIA Directive”). EC claims that the environmental impact assessment procedure for ...Read More »

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Environmental Law

Amendments of the Law on Waste Management in Republic of Srpska (BiH) Adopted in Urgent Procedure

Earlier this month, Parliament of the Republic of Srpska has adopted amendments to the existing Law on Waste Management (the “Law”), originally adopted in 2013. The amendments were adopted in urgent procedure, triggering queries from the interested public and civil organizations, questioning reasons for shortening entire procedure of the adoption of Law. According to explanation ...Read More »

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Illegal Hazardous Waste

Significant Number of Illegal Hazardous Waste Landfills Discovered in Serbia in a Short Notice

After hazardous waste landfills were found in the cities of Novi Sad and Obrenovac in December of last year, new illegal hazardous landfills were discovered recently in a village Vukićevici near Obrenovac. At the end of December of last year, Ministry of Environment has announced that 20 tons of dangerous illegal waste has been found ...Read More »

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