Tuesday, 23 November 2010
Twenty-First Sitting of the Environmental Protection Committee
The Environmental Protection Committee held its twenty-first sitting on 22 November. The sitting was chaired by Cedomir Jovanovic, Committee Chairman.
The Environmental Protection Committee held its twenty-first sitting on 22 November. The sitting was chaired by Cedomir Jovanovic, Committee Chairman. The sitting was attended by Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning Dr Oliver Dulic and associates, Ombudsman Sasa Jankovic, Commissioner for Information of Public Importance Rodoljub Sabic, as well as representatives of the OSCE Mission to
By a majority of votes, the Committee adopted the amendment to the amendment to article 32 of the Bill amending and modifying the Law on Environmental Protection submitted on 11 November 2010.
The Committee went on to consider the 2009 Report on the State of the Environment in the
Minister Dulic presented the Report. He noted that the state of the environment in
The Committee members debated the Report. In the discussion, some Committee members drew the Minister’s attention to the environmental problems in the area of Fruska Gora and forest clearing around Bor. The Committee members also declared this year’s budgetary allocations for the environment insufficient and asked that the 2011 budget funds match the needs. They also commended the quality of the Report.
The Committee members were also addressed by the Belgrade Secretary for Environmental Protection Goran Trivan who briefed them on the quality of the environment in the City of
The Committee Chairman thanked the Committee members and guests for a comprehensive discussion stressing that the National Assembly adopted a number of environmental laws in 2009 and 2010.
The Committee adopted the 2009 Report on the State of the Environment in the