Action: Zagreb incinerator EIA approval faces legal challenge, 01.12.2006

Croatian environmental group Green Action has launched a legal appeal against the approval of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed 385 000 tonnes per year Zagreb incinerator, on the grounds that it was approved without a public consultation.
01.12.06. 19:10
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Action: Do you want a toxic waste dump in your community?, 16.02.2006

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Green Action staged a street theatre performance to call on Zagreb County not to accept a recent proposal for a toxic waste dump to be built there. If signed the deal would require the County to construct a toxic waste dump in exchange for having its waste burnt in the planned Zagreb incinerator.
16.02.06. 02:00
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Two cases in Croatian waste management policy

This case study is designed to inform citizens about Croatia’s accession to the EU in the area of the environment, in an easy-to-under-stand way. It serves both as educational and lobbying tool aimed at informing citizens on the latest developments in environmental law and implementation, as well as influencing policy and decision makers in Croatia.
03.01.06. 20:00
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Press release: EBRD criticised for persisting with rejected Zagreb incinerator project, 17.11.2005

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Zagreb, Croatia - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has today been criticised for its continued involvement in the controversial Zagreb municipal waste incinerator project, expected to cost up to EUR 290 million, in spite of the recent rejection of the project's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
17.11.05. 01:00
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Document: Incinerator correspondence with EBRD #2, 16.11.2005

Letter from Green Action to EBRD, 16th November 2005
16.11.05. 01:00
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News: Open letter reminds Mayor to respect public and expert opinion, 03.11.2005

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In October 2005 the Environmental Impact Assessment for the incinerator was rejected, but soon afterwards an article appeared in the national media stating that Zagreb’s mayor, Milan Bandic, did not accept the decision and that he would seek assistance from the Prime Minister to realise the project.
03.11.05. 02:00
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Document: Incinerator correspondence with EBRD #1, 14.10.2005

Letter from Green Action to EBRD, 14th October 2005
14.10.05. 02:00
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Document: Incinerator analysis - Position paper, 14.10.2005

Concerns regarding the proposed waste-to-energy incinerator in Zagreb, Croatia
14.10.05. 02:00
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News: Zagreb solid waste management programme - Case summary, 15.05.2005

The Zagreb Solid Waste Management Programme, carried out by a city-owned company called ZGOS and mainly funded by the EBRD, comprises the rehabilitation of Zagreb’s Jakuševec landfill site, which is widely reported to be the largest illegal landfill in Central and Eastern Europe.
15.05.05. 03:00
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News: Zagreb wastewater treatment plant - Case summary, 15.05.2005

The Zagreb Central Wastewater Treatment Plant (CWWTP), which is currently under construction, is supposed to address the fact that Zagreb currently has no wastewater treatment facilities for its 900,000 inhabitants, and wastewater passes directly into the Sava River.
15.05.05. 03:00
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Case study: Zagreb solid waste management programme, 15.05.2005

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15.05.05. 02:00
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Action: Waste + Incineration = Toxic Waste, 11.05.2005

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During the local election campaigns in May 2005 Green Action carried out a street theatre performance to draw attention to its objections to the planned municipal waste incinerator, emphasising the unsolved issue of what to do with the toxic ash produced by the plant.
11.05.05. 02:00
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