Pollution from Coal plants in Kosovo causing serious health issues

Kosovo's two largest power plants are also the country's largest polluters, and residents who live near the coal-burning stations link the emissions to serious health conditions.
Pollution from Coal plants in Kosovo is causing serious health issues (representational image - Unsplash)
Pollution from Coal plants in Kosovo is causing serious health issues (representational image - Unsplash)

Kosovo's two largest power plants are also the country's largest polluters, and residents who live near the coal-burning stations link the emissions to serious health conditions.

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Some officials say the country is ready to start moving toward renewable energy sources. But environmental groups say Kosovo's problems go beyond power plants, and poor regulations on industry have allowed pollution to continue unchecked.

Also read Reducing air pollution may improve brain development in children

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