Tuesday, 29 May 2018

15 Million Euro Allocated for Preservation of Nature in Croatia

ZAGREB, May 28, 2018 - The European Investment Bank and the European Commission have secured 15 million euro for the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) for the technical support programme which will enable the HBOR to better identify projects aimed at preserving biodiversity, improve green infrastructure and strengthen the resistance to climate changes.

Friday, 27 April 2018

Zagreb City Assembly Rejects Mayor’s Waste Management Plan

ZAGREB, April 27, 2018 - A waste management plan put to the Zagreb City Assembly by Mayor Milan Bandić on Thursday was not adopted as a majority of members voted against the proposed plan, with 15 votes in favour, 25 against and 7 abstentions.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Protesters Oppose Zagreb Waste Management Plan

ZAGREB, April 26, 2018 - About a hundred citizens and NGO representatives held a protest rally outside the Zagreb City Hall on Thursday to voice their opposition against the proposed waste management plan which is on the City Council's agenda.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Controversial Project Alleges to Reduce Road Traffic Pollution

ZAGREB, April 22, 2018 - A project was presented in Zagreb to reduce the impact of traffic pollution on air quality in the capital by using a unique internal combustion engine cleaning technology that reduces harmful gas emissions by 30 to 95 percent.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Croatia Marks Earth Day

ZAGREB, April 22, 2018 - The world marks April 22 as the Earth Day to motivate people to join the process of protecting our planet's natural resources and Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behaviour about plastics.

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Protest Against Pollution in Slavonski Brod Held

ZAGREB, April 14, 2018 - Around 200 residents of the eastern town of Slavonski Brod staged a protest outside the government offices in Zagreb on Saturday, demanding the right to clean air and water and a life in dignity in their town.

Friday, 13 April 2018

Crodux Denies Responsibility for Water Pollution in Slavonski Brod

ZAGREB, April 13, 2018 - The Crodux oil company, at a press conference in Zagreb on Friday, dismissed responsibility for water pollution in the eastern town of Slavonski Brod, saying it was not possible that the petrol spill could have reached water wells and water pipes 48 hours after a leak in the oil pipeline.

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Croatia to Help Finland Protect Arctic?

ZAGREB, April 10, 2018 - Croatia sees a partner country in Finland and is counting on more intensive cooperation within the European Union, and the two countries could also cooperate in the protection of the Arctic region, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said on Tuesday after meeting with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Water in Slavonski Brod Declared Safe

ZAGREB, April 9, 2018 - The Croatian Institute of Public Health (HZJZ), which collects and analyses data on drinking water safety in the whole country, on Monday informed the public that drinking water in the public supply system in Slavonski Brod was again safe for human consumption in that eastern town.

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Citizens of Slavonski Brod Protest over Pollution

ZAGREB, April 8, 2018 - Several hundred residents of the eastern city of Slavonski Brod on Saturday rallied for a peaceful protest to warn once again of the problem of air pollution in the town as well as a recent water pollution incident, saying that their fight was one for a life in dignity and that they would stage a protest in Zagreb on April 14.

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