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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Not great, not terrible Review of the Secretariat of the Energy Community Annual Implementation Report with particular focus on National emission reduction plan

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 Kosovo*). Background By signing the Energy Community Treaty 2005 in Athens, the Contracting Parties committed ...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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