Amounts of Some Toxic Substances Reported by the Polluters Decreased, but Spolana Released More of them Again

Amounts of Some Toxic Substances Reported by the Polluters Decreased, but Spolana Released More of them Again

Both good and bad news is brought by the new list of the biggest Czech polluters, drawn up by the environmental association Arnika this year again, on the basis of data of the...

Prague Children Playgrounds Have Problems with Cadmium Contents. Luckily, Contents of Other Toxic Substances Are within Limits.

Prague Children Playgrounds Have Problems with Cadmium Contents. Luckily, Contents of Other Toxic Substances Are within Limits.

Arnika's experts visited 9 playgrounds in 6 parts of the city of Prague in the past months, in order to take sand samples from sandpits, as well as from the whole playground...

High levels of dioxins found in chicken eggs sampled near waste incinerators and metallurgical plant in China

High levels of dioxins found in chicken eggs sampled near waste incinerators and metallurgical plant in China

High levels of dioxins and similar dangerous pollutants were found in free range chicken eggs samples taken close to waste incinerators and other industrial hot spots in six...

Enormous Levels of Lead in Mugs for Children Are Not an Exception

Enormous Levels of Lead in Mugs for Children Are Not an Exception

The Arnika Association examined hundreds of pieces of printed china dishes, within the framework of its campaign Let's Eat Toxics Free. A vast majority of them, including goods...

Fish and Sediments from Elbe and Odra Contain High Concentrations of Toxic Substances, Confirms Arnika

Fish and Sediments from Elbe and Odra Contain High Concentrations of Toxic Substances, Confirms Arnika

Experts of the Arnika Association took samples of fish and sediments in river basins of two different rivers, and found alarming concentrations of toxic substances in the both of...

“Environmental Law Clinic” will help citizens to protect their environment and fight for justice

“Environmental Law Clinic” will help citizens to protect their environment and fight for justice

While in the European Union, people are less and less afraid of politicians and state officials. Citizens are beginning to defend their rights at the court. Citizens of Bosnia...

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...

Arnika Association confirmed that manipulation with ashes from incinerators pollutes the surroundings of Hůrky village near Temelín

Arnika Association confirmed that manipulation with ashes from incinerators pollutes the surroundings of Hůrky village near Temelín

Results of the analysis of samples of sediment and soil show that the surroundings of Hůrky near Temelín are polluted by persistent organic pollutants (1) - especially dioxins...

Levels of Toxic Substances in Elbe and Bílina Sediments Reach up to Twenty Times the Amount of Average Values

Levels of Toxic Substances in Elbe and Bílina Sediments Reach up to Twenty Times the Amount of Average Values

Considerable amounts of substances ranking among the so-called persistent organic pollutants were found in samples of sediments from the rivers Elbe and Bílina, and from the...

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...

Majority of Polluters Released Less Carcinogenic Substances, but Spolana, on the Contrary, Released More of Them

Majority of Polluters Released Less Carcinogenic Substances, but Spolana, on the Contrary, Released More of Them

Good news for inhabitants of the Czech Republic is that the amounts of carcinogens, reprotoxins, and mutagens (1) reported by the polluters into the Integrated Pollution Register...