Tag: environmental

President Erdogan vetoes law over environmental concerns – Turkey, 03 December 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vetoed a law that would have delayed the installation of filters at coal-fired thermal power plants. Spokesperson for the ruling party Omer Celik said that an item of an omnibus law approved by parliament on 21 November postponed the obligation to install fi Full article available for subscribers of Energy […]

More than 3,000 HPPs planned in the Balkans – Region, 29 November 2019

According to a list presented by non-governmental organizations EuroNatur and Riverwatch, there are 21,387 hydro power plants operating in Europe, and another 8,779 are either being built or are in planning, mostly in the Alps and in the Balkans Furthermore, around 2,500 HPP projects are planned Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service […]

NGOs appealed to OECD against Ascent’s Pestisovci project – Slovenia, 15 November 2019

Several Slovenian non-governmental organizations (NGO) have appealed to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) against the plans of UK-based Ascent Resources for hydraulic fracking in Slovenia. The move comes after the company announced that it will sue the Government for Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, energy news, […]