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Waste selection slightly increased last year, but 82.7% of waste still ends up “mixed” in landfills

The waste selection remains an unsolvable problem for the households and the companies in the households and the companies in North Macedonia. In 2021, most of the communal waste that we have created, without any selection and depositing in separate containers, ended up in the landfills across the country as mixed waste. According to the data from the State...

Serbian Minister misinforms that state thermal power plants do not emit PM particles

As part of its program for fighting disinformation and false news, which cross the borders quickly in the Balkans and very soon can be seen in the media of another state and sometimes in another language, Meta.mk has been reporting regularly about current affairs at similar services for checking facts and the fight against disinformation in the region i.e....

The children living in the area of municipality of Centar were most frequent patients due to pulmonary diseases

While the air pollution in Skopje is reaching record heights what has passed almost unnoticed are the results of examinations of the consequences of the air pollution on children's health in Skopje. The highest rate of examinations by a doctor specialist due to pulmonary diseases was registered in the municipality of Centar while the lowest was registered in Saray,...

The company Eco Centar 97 will be fined 1.500 euros for spilling the poison at Ohis plant

The company Eco Centar 97 was fined 3.000 euros for spilling waste liquid i.e. water mixed with methyl acrylate monomer in the yard of the former chemical plant Ohis, informs the State Inspectorate for Living Environment, but if it pays the fine in a period of 8 days it will be decreased to 1.500 euros. "The fine for this...

Regional association is one of the potential solutions in the fight against the pollution in Macedonia

On the last day of the "Macedonia 2025" summit, a panel was organized on the subject of the living environment, the air pollution, and public policies in this domain. One of the panelists was the Minister of Environment and Planning, Naser Nuredini who said that it is very important for data to be collected since if the sources are...

Zaev: The gas pipeline from Skopje, Tetovo to Gostivar will be over during 2020

The building of the gas pipeline from Skopje, to Tetovo and Gostivar, in length of 76 km is underway and will be completely over in 2020, informed Prime Minister Zoran Zaev after the 165 government session was over. "With this project worth 29 million euros we shall bring gas to citizens and companies in Gostivar and Tetovo which will...

In the midst of high air pollution the problems with the sewage are quickly forgotten

During the period when the general public is preoccupied with the air pollution, it seems that the new data provided by the State Statistic Office go unnoticed about the problem with the sewage discharge which indicates that in our country they are discharged unfiltered into the rivers and nature. Out of 110 million cubic meters of sewage, 80 million...

Sadula Duraki appointed as the new Deputy Prime Minister

During yesterday's 142nd session, the Minister for Political Systems and Relations among Communities, Sadula Duraki was appointed as a Deputy Prime Minister at the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev's cabinet. Duraki was relieved of his duty by Zaev's cleaning and from a Minister of Environment and Urban Planning, now he is a minister at the new Ministry of Political System and...

In Macedonia the rate of deaths caused by pollution are twice as high than in EU countries

Air pollution is the cause for one out of five premature deaths in 19 cities in the Western Balkans among which are the cities of Skopje, Tetovo, Bitola, Veles shows the report „Air Pollution and Public Health: The case of the Western Balkans“, The total number of premature deaths related to air pollution in the cities of the Western Balkans...

O2 initiative: The industry in Skopje should be investigated to which degree it is polluting the air in Skopje

It is necessary that research is conducted about the pollution in Skopje that is caused by industrial capacities and not the pollution that comes from the heating in households and the traffic, said the O2 initiative regarding the air pollution. The city of Skopje has planned 5 million denars in its program for activities for the protection of the...

Environmentalists announce a blockade of the road to Bulgaria because of the Ilovica mine

Under the motto "All Against the Mine of death", the environmental initiative from Strumica "Healthy valley" that is fighting against the opening of the Ilovica mine, has announced a two-hour warning blockade of the traffic at the exit of Strumica towards Bulgaria, as well a the transit road in all directions, on the 10th of November, starting at 11.30...

Russian Embassy answers US Embassy: “Turkish Stream” is the solution to the pollution

A “Turkish Stream” is the Russian Embassy’s answer to Macedonia’a problem with pollution, after the US Embassy posted on “Twitter” and “Facebook” if anyone had any ideas for cleaner air in Macedonia. The US Ambassador to Macedonia, yesterday posted on Twitter and Facebook whether anyone had any good ideas for cleaner air in Macedonia. #AirPollution in Skopje was so thick today,...

Makraduli: Coal heating will be banned by 2020

Coal heating in Macedonia will be banned, stressed the Deputy Minister of Environment and Physical Planning, Jani Makraduli, who participated at the World Climate Conference in Bonn. He said that this measure is part of the Macedonian efforts to protect the environment and the fight against climate change, that are caused by enormous emissions of CO2 gasses into the atmosphere....

High levels of pollution in Tetovo, Kicevo, Skopje and Veles

Measuring stations for air quality today showed that residents of Tetovo, Kicevo, Skopje and Veles today are breathing polluted air, with high concentrations of PM10. According to measurements carried out by the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning today the most polluted city in Macedonia is Tetovo, where the concentration of PM10 particles was measured at 163 micro-grams per cubic...

The people of Skopje will protest against air pollution

After mass protests in Tetovo, the people of Skopje have decided to protest against the enormous air pollution and are calling for the authorities to take concrete measures to solve it. The protest, under the motto "We can't breathe" will start tomorrow at 12 am in front of the premises of the City of Skopje. At the protest the people...

Aleksander brings audience to tears at protest against air pollution.

In an emotional speech, 35 year old Aleksander Jovanovski who suffers from a malignant form of disease that attacks the lymph nodes, he addressed a protest rally against air pollution in Bitola. Before the gathered public Alexander spoke about the disease and the tragedies it had caused different generations, a strong message was sent to the authorities concerning the...

DRM asks the Government to declare a state of emergency due to pollution

The Democratic Renewal of Macedonia today asked the Government to declare a state of emergency due to the pollution, and the Ministry of Environment to immediately find urgent measures for a solution to the problem - said Toni Ristov, spokesman for DRM (Democratic Renewal of Macedonia)at a press conference today , adding that their party offers concrete measures to...

Wild waste dump is poisoning the people of Tetovo

The people of Tetovo living near the waste dump where garbage has congested the city, react that in the evening fire can be seen as the landfill of waste is being set on fire. They point out that it spreads smoke across the city, which contributes to the air pollution which is already extremely bad. “It's been set alight, sometimes...

Tomorrow the streets will be sprayed with Calcium magnesium acetate

The City of Skopje tomorrow at 11:30 am, at the intersection of boulevard "St. Kliment Ohridski" with the street "St. Cyril and Methodius" will start by treating the city streets with the component Calcium magnesium acetate, as one of the measures to reduce air pollution. Calcium-magnesium-acetate is a component used to control and reduce fine dust and PM10 and PM2,5 particles,...

“Eco guerrilla” requests insight in the setting filters in “Jugohrom”

"Eco guerrilla" movement welcomed the decision for setting up filters on the biggest polluter "Jugohrom". Due to suspicion and possibly manipulating the implementation of this project, the movement requests to better familiarize with the program that is to be implemented in order to prevent further pollution and poisoning the air. Otherwise, say the movement, they will consider that it...