Environmentalists seek tougher EU curbs on Balkan coal power plants

FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from coal-fired power plant in Obilic near Pristina, Kosovo November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Hazir Reka/File Photo

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Environmentalists urged EU policy makers on Tuesday to take a tougher stance on air pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans, blaming the fumes for 3,900 deaths across Europe each year. The 16 Communist-era plants with 8 gigawatts (GW) capacity emitted the same amount of sulphur dioxide in 2016 as […]

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