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Macedonia: Lead Smelting Factory Problem in Veles

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, North Macedonia, Disaster, Economics & Business, Environment, Governance, Law

Jovan Petrov [1] provides an overview of the problem with the lead and zync smelting factory in Veles [2], after the court rejected a suit against the state from the municipality and local NGOs, demanding cleaning of pollution which will affect “10 generations to come” in this impoverished [3] community.