Plomin 1 coal plant must not be resurrected

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The Plomin 1 coal plant, on Croatia’s Istrian coast, is already 50 years old. In 2017 it closed due to a fire. Yet, the Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy looks set to allow Plomin 1’s owner, HEP, to bring it back from the dead without even an environmental impact assessment.
13.02.19. 10:14
Energy and climate change

Briefing 'Looting 2.0: supporting state capture at the Krk gas terminal'

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The new report "Looting 2.0: supporting state capture at the Krk gas terminal", prepared by Counter Balance and Re:Common, and supported by Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia and Friends of the Earth Europe, reveals alleged hidden interests behind the Krk LNG project, i.e. how private interests have had a significant impact on the decision-making process in the project.

It is possible! Three new zero waste municipalities in Croatia!

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Great news from the Zero Waste Croatia network of municipalities! Today in Prelog, north of Croatia, three new municipalities signed the official Zero Waste strategy and entered the Zero Waste Europe network of municipalities with best practices in Europe. They joined other 9 municipalities in the successful system run by the municipal company PRE-KOM, which is the sustainable waste management national leader in Croatia with the best results in reduction, separate collection, recycling and composting.
08.02.19. 07:26
Waste

New report: Pipedream - Debunking the myths of Croatia's Krk gas terminal

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Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia and Friends of the Earth Europe have released a report that debunks the myths and reveals the true facts about the LNG terminal on Krk Island.
12.12.18. 10:21
Energy and climate change

First hearing held in the case against the Ministry of Environmental Protection regarding the Krk LNG terminal

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The first hearing for the lawsuit that Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia and Zelena Istra filed against the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy's decision that the floating LNG terminal on Krk Island is environmentally acceptable was held yesterday (26.11.2018.) at the Administrative Court in Rijeka.

Zero Waste Croatia Network: The European Commission confirmed the damage caused by Croatian Ministry of Environment

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Gathered in a coalition “Zero Waste Croatia”, environmental NGO’s and citizens’ initiatives from all over the Croatia are warning public about dangerous consequences of irrational act of forcing construction of regional centers for waste management and demanding formal resignation of Croatian minister of Environmental Protection and Energetics, Tomislav Ćorić. European Commission has warned about the damages on Monday, and Ministry has once again shown the incredible skills of unconvincing manipulation and indifference towards public interest.
28.09.18. 10:48
Waste

I can do without plastic - Get involved in our online action!

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We are inviting citizens to engage in an online action and send us pictures of more sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic, as well as examples of unnecessary plastic packaging and plastic pollution of the environment.
03.07.18. 15:57
Waste

International Plastic Bag Free Day 2018 : 'How long can we last this way?'

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For the International Plastic Bag Free Day, activists from Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia planned an action/performance in front of Importanne shopping center in Zagreb, which aimed to raise awareness on the environmental problems caused by production and overconsumption of single-use plastic bags and single-use plastic in general.
03.07.18. 15:49
Waste

FoE Croatia is starting a 'Plastic-Free Week' campaign

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As a member of worldwide movement “Break Free From Plastic”, Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia is organizing “Plastic-Free Week”. Activities will be happening from 2nd until 6th of July, 2018 as the 3rd of July is The International Plastic Bag Free Day.
27.06.18. 15:32
Waste

FoE Croatia’s anti-LNG campaign continues despite the adoption of a special law!

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A special Law on the LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal on Krk island was adopted today by the Croatian parliament.
14.06.18. 15:10
Energy and climate change