tire factory

Who decided that Linglong is allowed to begin with construction works without nature conservation conditions?

According to the information that RERI obtained from the Institute for Nature Conservation of Voivodina Province, neither the City Administration of City of Zrenjanin nor competent authorities within the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina refered to this Institute, despite the explicit legal obligation to obtain nature conservation conditions for the construction of the tire factory of ...Read More »

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hydropower plant construction

Administrative court verdict in a case of SHPP Zvonce –the Ministry of Environmental Protection’s decision has been annulled due to procedural reasons

Administrative court annulled the decision of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, in administrative dispute initiated by the investor “Small hydropower plant Zvonce”, and established only violation of the rules of procedure, not assessing the factual situation. Administrative court reached a verdict on 8 September 2020 and upheld the investor’s lawsuit, and hence, annulled the decision ...Read More »

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Prokuplje

RERI’s request has been adopted – construction permit for SHPP Rastovnica is now formally declared invalid as well

Deciding on the request of the Renewables and Environmental Regulatory Institute (RERI), the City Administration of the City of Prokuplje on 23 September 2020 passed a decision initiating the termination of the construction permit, which was issued in 2015 to the investor – RASTING MV d.o.o. Belgrade, for the construction of SHPP Rastovnica, on three ...Read More »

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Kolubara B

The public session of the Plans Commission for the Plan of the Special Purpose Area for the Construction of the Thermal Power Plant Kolubara B was discontinued

Today, the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, despite obvious organizational shortcomings, tried to hold a public session of the Commission for Plans within the public insight into the draft Plan of the Special Purpose Area for the Construction of the Thermal Power Plant Kolubara B and the Report on Strategic Environmental Assessment. After the ...Read More »

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air pollution

It will get worse before it gets better? – Review of the Annual Report on the Air Quality in the Republic of Serbia in 2019

Environmental Protection Agency on 7 September 2020 announced Annual Report on the Air Quality in the Republic of Serbia in 2019 which contains an overview of air quality monitoring results at the national and local level. An integral part of this report is the assessment of air quality by zones and agglomerations, according to which ...Read More »

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tire factory

Public presentation without public and study without impact

Today, the City Administration of the City of Zrenjanin prevented citizens from participating in the public presentation of the study on the environmental impact assessment of the tire factory construction of the Chinese company Linglong International Europe LLC. Around 50 citizens and representatives of associations, who submitted comments and suggestions on the environmental impact assessment ...Read More »

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Ministry of Environmental Protection

Ministry of Environmental Protection to urgently remove the political post of Minister Goran Trivan from its official Facebook page

We demand from the Ministry of Environmental Protection to immediately remove from its Facebook account the statement of Minister Goran Trivan by which the Minister greatly abused the ministry and his public function for political purposes: Minister Trivan, who did not spoke out in situations when regulations in the field of environmental protection were ashamedly ...Read More »

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HAZARDOUS WASTE INCINERATOR

THE CONSTRUCTION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE INCINERATOR IN THE CITY OF POŽAREVAC HAS BEEN STOPPED

The Ministry of Environmental Protection, after several letters sent by RERI’S legal team, informed the investor that the conditions for the construction of a hazardous waste incinerator on the territory of the City of Požarevac had not been met. The construction of the incinerator, which was announced as the first hazardous waste incinerator in the ...Read More »

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Aarhus Convention

Is Serbia applying the Aarhus Convention?

The Ministry of Environmental Protection has initiated the procedure of drafting the Fourth National Report on the Implementation of the Aarhus Convention, in accordance with the international obligations of the Republic of Serbia. The Fourth Report is being prepared after 10 years of application of the Aarhus Convention in Serbia, and all interested parties can ...Read More »

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