#Bosnia and Herzegovina

Biggest polluters of Bosnia and Herzegovina: ArcelorMittal steelworks and Elektroprivreda power stations

Biggest polluters of Bosnia and Herzegovina: ArcelorMittal steelworks and Elektroprivreda power stations

Today, non-governmental organizations published a list of the top ten of the biggest polluters of Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to them, the environment in recent years has...

New International Report reveals Link between Bosnian Heavy Industry and the Contamination of Foodstuffs

New International Report reveals Link between Bosnian Heavy Industry and the Contamination of Foodstuffs

Residents of industrial towns in central Bosnia should be very cautious when consuming home-produced foodstuffs. Chicken eggs there are seriously contaminated by heavy industry...

Zenica´s environmental consultation centre opens its doors

Zenica´s environmental consultation centre opens its doors

On Thursday 19 November, doors of the Aarhus Centre Zenica in Metalurg City Centar, Školska 10 will open for visitors who can get free advice on fighting pollution. Experts from...

ArcelorMittal in Zenica continues poisoning citizens without having valid environmental permits

ArcelorMittal in Zenica continues poisoning citizens without having valid environmental permits

Global leader in steel production, ArcelorMittal, continues poisoning the citizens of Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with enormous air pollution (1). The corporation misuses its...

Aarhus Convention violated by Bosnian authorities, new international report says

Aarhus Convention violated by Bosnian authorities, new international report says

Environmental democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Limping along The s ystem of the state administration is confusing; authorities often violate legislation and civil society...

Eko Forum Zenica filed criminal charges against ArcelorMittal and state officials for catastrophic pollution

Eko Forum Zenica filed criminal charges against ArcelorMittal and state officials for catastrophic pollution

After years of using various methods to enforce citizens’ rights for clean environment, Eko-Forum Zenica decided to take another step. The Bosnia based NGO filed criminal charges...

Good environment is a human right and  it is normal to strive for it

Good environment is a human right and it is normal to strive for it

In the twenty-first century, it is not normal to not be able to take a breath because of the serious air pollution produced by factories. In EU countries, including the Czech...

Citizens in Bosnia rally against air pollution

Citizens in Bosnia rally against air pollution

Fresh flowers, a symbol of nonviolence is an answer to the terror of industrial polluters. Residents of Zenica, one of the largest towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina are protesting...

Zenica fights for the right to breathe

Zenica fights for the right to breathe

A set of turbulent events connected to air pollution in Zenica in the previous months escalated in another civil protest on Sunday, December 21, 2014. The protest was organised...

Extreme concentrations of smog and dust

Extreme concentrations of smog and dust

Sarajevo, Zenica, and other Bosnian cities nowadays suffer from episodes of high levels of air pollution. The recent inversion makes the situation in cities surrounded by...

Lake Modrac´s watershed relief

Lake Modrac´s watershed relief

Mayors of municipalities Banovići, Lukavac, Tuzla and Živinice in central Bosnia and Herzegovina decided to displace illegal waste deposits from watershed of lake Modrac.

New Act on Environmental Protection

New Act on Environmental Protection

Negotiations on a new 'Act on Environmental Protection of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina' started with public hearings in Sarajevo, Mostar, Bihać, and Tuzla.