• Lead poisoning: Prague buildings filled with toxic heavy metals due to old-time furnishing

    3.11.2017 - PRAGUE
    Lead poisoning: Prague buildings filled with toxic heavy metals due to old-time furnishing People are commonly exposed to lead, cadmium, toxic mercury and other heavy metals in Czech capital. Lead concentration present in dust is much higher in office and authority buildings, yet in general, the interior heavy metal presence is often a heritage of the past. The analysis, presented during the International…
  • IPEN CEE Regional Meeting Participants Visit Czech Chemical Factory

    27.10.2017 - PRAGUE
    IPEN CEE Regional Meeting Participants Visit Czech Chemical Factory How to deal with toxic pollution: That was the main theme of the IPEN Central and Eastern Europe Regional Meeting that took place in Prague in October, 2017. The three-day conference of regional non-governmental organizations discussed a common future approach for Central and Eastern Europe. The meeting included an excursion…
  • North Bohemian power plants and Spolana are the top Czech polluters

    16.10.2017 - PRAGUE
    North Bohemian power plants and Spolana are the top Czech polluters The chemical plant Spolana in Neratovice dominates the lists of the biggest Czech polluters for the third year in a row, together with the power plants in Pocerady and Prunerov in the North Bohemia. The numbers of Integrated Pollution Register (IPR) for 2016 also show the highest increase in emissions…
  • Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses

    29.9.2017 - KIEV
    Activists called the EBRD to protect communities from agribusinesses Activists and representatives of local communities have arrived today at the Kyiv office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to complain about the activities of its clients-agribusinesses in Ukraine. The participants brought a chest with complaints, in particular, on the actions of Myronivsky Hliboprodukt (MHP), and also…
  • Ukranian state official peaches eco-activists for pointing out at possible corruption

    26.9.2017 - VINNYTSIA
    Ukranian state official peaches eco-activists for pointing out at possible corruption Starting on Monday the trial of four eco-activists began at Vinnytsia City court. The defendants are accused of libel and false accusation by the head of Tulchyn Rayon state administration, Mykola Pidbolyachnyy. In a collective letter addressed to president Poroshenko the group criticized state bodies, including the one of Pidbolyachnyy,…
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