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Author: CEE Bankwatch Network
The European Union has...approved an updated set of binding standards for power plants, which include new, stricter pollution limits. The standards, known as the LCP BREF...will help prevent thousands of premature deaths caused by air pollution from...
Montenegro: Air pollution by Pljevlja lignite power plant leads to respiratory damage for locals, show NGO monitoring results; includes company’s comments
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Electric Enterprise AD Niksic (EPCG) to respond to concerns raised in the report below and the following questions:...
Author: Montenegrin Electric Enterprise AD AD Niksic (EPCG)
EPCG owns one coal fired power plant with a single lignite 218 MW Unit in Pljevlja and seven hydro power plants (approx. 650 MW of installed capacity). Company has already submitted the request to obtain IPPC permit (in accordance with the Law on...
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Author: CEE Bankwatch Network
...We travelled to Pljevlja to install our environmental dust monitor...Now we are able to report on just how bad the pollution is in this little town in northern Montenegro, home to the country’s only lignite power plant...The EU limit on PM 2.5 was...
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Thermal power plants & industrial facilities among main culprits of air pollution in Western Balkans, says new NGO briefing
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BRIEFING: Business & human rights challenges in Eastern Europe & Central Asia: Shrinking civic space threatens corporate accountability activists
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
This briefing highlights key business & human rights issues and developments in Eastern Europe & Central Asia from May 2014 through December 2015. It provides examples of both positive and negative impacts companies’ operations are making on...
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