Representatives refused to sell land in Pankrác

"The City Assembly of the Capital City of Prague on yesterday's meeting refused to sell land in the Pankrác plain to the company ECE. After a longer discussion, the...

The inhabitants asked politicians to refuse skyscrapers in Pankrác

Over 800 inhabitants expressed their disagreement with construction of so-called Prague Manhattan in Prague's Pankrác plain. A petition with their signatures was handed over to...

Mydlovary – the end station for toxic chemicals

Company Quail Ltd. “recultivates” sludge bed in Mydlovary with toxic ashes taken from waste incinerators. Company Quail Ltd. works on recultivation of a sludge bed in village...

Over two-thirds of incinerators not complying with limits

ARNIKA suggests stricter measures for treatment of ashes – the final place for most of dioxins More than two-thirds of Czech waste incinerators were unable to fulfill E.U. limits...

Ambrozek´s blood contaminated by DDT and PCBs

Czech Minister of Environment Libor Ambrozek responded to the appeal of association ARNIKA and of the international ecological organization Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) and...

Arnika warned customers against PVC goods

PVC harms! Today Arnika activists addressed customers with this warning in front of the entrance to the Carrefour store in Prague part called Angel, to make them aware of the...

Arnika coordinates international project on toxic chemicals

Arnika coordinates international project on toxic chemicals

Chicken eggs from 17 countries (1) on five continents will be tested in Czech laboratories to examine the level of contamination with hazardous toxic chemicals. The environmental...

Arnika warned about contamination of foodstuffs by toxic substances

Three giant hens marched today the Charles Bridge. They rolled big eggs in front of them, and were accompanied by a procession of Arnika activists, who carried a transparent...

Arnika achieved tightening of conditions for dioxin decontamination in Spolana in spite of that, certain part of wastes will end in the incinerator in Ostrava

Decontamination of soils and construction materials contaminated by dioxins (1) started in Spolana Neratovice. In the course of the process of issuance of integrated permit (IP)...

Construction of ten new incinerators was discussed in the Czech Republic in the last year

Incineration of wastes is uneconomical and burdens the environment by emissions of highly toxic substances. While autoclaves, composting plants, and separation and recycling...

Arnika on Integrated Pollution Register: the Register is good, but the data are not

Arnika on Integrated Pollution Register: the Register is good, but the data are not

Today, the Integrated Pollution Register was made available to the public in the Czech Republic for the first time. It contains concrete data on releases and transfers of...

The European Union money used for contamination of a protected landscape area by fly ash

A mixture of toxic fly ash with slag from the Liberec waste incinerator, which was sold by the Termizo company, without authorisation, for construction purposes for more than a...