ATRC presented the environmental situation in Mitrovica

The  Env . net partner ATRC organized a round table on 27 November 2014 in Mitrovica for air pollution and impact on the health of citizens . This roundtable aimed presentation of the environmental situation in Mitrovica with a special focus on the state of forests in this region.

Officials from the Department of Environment in Mitrovica presented the overall state of the environment in municipality evaluated as poluted and with many problems. Municipal officer gave information on the state of water , air, soil , waste, municipal investment in the environmental field then focusing on forests. Participants estimated that Trepca is one of the main causes of exceeding the level of air pollution and water in Mitrovica. Mitrovica municipality must take measures in accordance with existing regulations to prevent further pollution, and the Ministry of Environment should constantly monitor air quality through monitoring points .