Category: Natural resources

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Citizens Wronged on the Doljanka River

Government institutions issued permits for the construction of a small hydro plant Zlate. Local residents say that they had no say, even though regulations and conventions guarantee their rights in the matter.

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Biodiesel Alchemy

Fuel importers found a loophole that enabled them to import huge amounts of diesel blended with bio-diesel and avoid paying fees and tax. Customers were not let in on the deal and they paid the usual rate for diesel, giving importers an extra 55 pfennigs per a liter.

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Expensive and Useless Pipeline

The public corporation BH Gas has built a 41.5 million KM pipeline from Zenica to Travnik. Due to bad decisions and conflicts among three successive company managements, the pipeline has been unused, unmaintained and is potentially dangerous.

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Goci’s Empire

Gordan Pavlović aka Goci from Foča was convicted in his youth of forgery of vehicle identification numbers. Nowadays, he owns coal mine, construction and trading firms, hotels and numerous offices and apartment buildings.

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Years of Waiting for Cleaner Air

Until the end of this year, BiH is poised to adopt a state-wide low carbon scheme. The government plans to take a 641-million KM loan to finance the plan.

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New Power Plant on Ground Zero Project

While the dust is still settling on news that millions were wasted on a failed collaboration with Czechs in Gacko, the Republika Srpska government announces a new power project involving a Chinese firm.

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Life on Toxic Soil

Heavy metals from the Tuzla Power Plant’s tailings are slowly poisoning nearby settlements.

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License for Dirty Air

Tuzla residents get sick and die from diseases caused by harmful particles spewed by gigantic chimneys at the town’s entrance.

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