air pollution

The Western Balkan countries are waiting for EU to guide them through energy transition

Findings of the Secretariat of the Energy Community Annual Implementation Report – Western Balkan Countries On November 1st, 2018 Energy Community Secretariat has announced Annual Implementation Report on monitoring the implementation of key EU energy and environmental legislation in Energy Community contracting parties (Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Albania, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and ...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

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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