BOSNIAN COAL COKE PRODUCER ORDERED TO HALT OPERATIONS

08/27/2018

Bosnian authorities have ordered the Balkans' leading metallurgical coke producer to halt operations to prevent major environmental damage. The company has been accused of discharging toxic liquid waste into a nearby river, and has not renewed an environmental permit that expired in January 2017 despite sanctions being imposed. The regional prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into whether the company is guilty of negligence. For the full story, see https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-industry-environment/bosnian-c….