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Response by Montenegrin Electric Enterprise AD Niksic (EPCG)

Author: Montenegrin Electric Enterprise AD AD Niksic (EPCG), Published on: 14 March 2017

EPCG owns one coal fired power plant with a single lignite 218 MW Unit in Pljevlja and seven hydro power plants (approx. 650 MW of installed capacity). Company has already submitted the request to obtain IPPC permit (in accordance with the Law on Integrated Pollution Prevention Control) because of our intention to reconstruct the existing Unit I until 2021, with relevant investments in environmental refurbishment. Decision has already been inserted in EPCG industrial plan with related important CAPEX; all the activities will be carried out to reach all parameters prescribed by EC regarding environmental protection, health, safety and social impact respects...[T]he landfill will be totally revamped in line with the European standard and the whole exhausted area rehabilitated, in line with a step-by-step plan to recover all area after its utilization...[O]ur Company has a plan to reduce emissions from coal plant and is strongly committed to improve quality of life of resident people with huge investments on the site, thus ensuring avoidance of harm to humans and environment, also granting job and welfare in the area of our Nation and not offering economical alternatives.

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This is a response from the following companies: Montenegrin Electric Enterprise AD Niksic (EPCG)