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)...

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 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 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...

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...

Over two-thirds of incinerators not complying with limits

ARNIKA suggests stricter measures for treatment of ashes – the final place for most of dioxins

Mydlovary – the end station for toxic chemicals

Company Quail Ltd. “recultivates” sludge bed in Mydlovary with toxic ashes taken from waste incinerators.

Arnika: the Inspectorate imposed too low a fine on Draslovka

On its press conference, the Czech Environmental Inspectorate announced the amount of fines which it imposed on LZ Draslovka Kolín for release of cyanides into Elbe in January....

Environmental Best Practice Awards Presented to Pioneering Hospitals in Europe

Five environmental projects were presented with CleanMed Europe Best Practice Awards during CleanMed 2006, Europe's largest conference on sustainable products and practices in...

Metropolitan Authority believes that EIA is not necessary because of a banality such as a skyscraper

The Department of Environmental Protection of the Prague Metropolitan Authority decided that the first of the pair of the planned „Epoque“ skyscrapers of the company ECM in the...

Citizens' associations contacted UNESCO because of skyscrapers in Pankrác

The Czech Republic breaks the obligations it undertook in the time when the UNESCO organisation inscribed Prague on the World Cultural Heritage List. This is claimed by Arnika,...

Citizens' associations applied to the court because of reconstruction of the Pankrác plain

COMMON PRESS RELEASE OF ATELIÉR PRO ŽIVOTNÍ PROSTŘEDÍ (STUDIO FOR THE ENVIRONMENT), ARNIKA, OBČANSKÁ INICIATIVA PANKRÁCE (CITIZENS INITIATIVE OF PANKRÁC) AND PANKRÁCKÁ SPOLEČNOST...