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Portuguese Prime Minister Costa steps down amid lithium, hydrogen corruption scandal

08 November 2023 - António Costa resigned as PM as the authorities are investigating approvals for lithium mining projects and investments in green hydrogen and a data center

Protesters local communities mining and exploration disrupt mineral conference Belgrade

Protesters from local communities affected by mining and exploration disrupt mineral resources conference in Belgrade

07 November 2023 - Environmental activists and people from affected local communities interrupted a mining conference in Belgrade

Activists concerned following European Parliament vote on Critical Raw Materials Act

Activists slam EU after vote on Critical Raw Materials Act

17 September 2023 - Civil society organizations criticized EU institutions after the European Parliament adopted a position on the Critical Raw Materials Act

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Zijin Mining plans 300 MW solar power plant in Serbia for own needs

08 September 2023 - Zijin Mining is launching by far the biggest photovoltaic project for self-consumption in Serbia's industrial production sector

Europe could be hit by similar protests against lithium as Serbia

02 November 2022 - Julia Poliscanova from Transport & Environment wrote recommendations on how to avoid challenges for the European car industry including potential protests like the ones in Serbia

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Professors from University of Belgrade debate Rio Tinto’s project on RTS

12 October 2022 - More than two years after protests began, Serbia's public broadcaster RTS aired the first academic debate on the project, which the government stopped nine months ago

EU sacrifice Balkans secure resources its energy transition

Is EU to sacrifice Balkans to secure resources for its energy transition

18 August 2022 - The EU is lowering environmental standards for mining lithium and other materials for the energy transition, but the Western Balkans and other third countries are set to take an even heavier burden

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Mexico bans private companies from lithium mining

20 April 2022 - Mexico plans to set up a state-owned company which will have exclusive rights to mine one of the world’s most sought-after minerals.

Rio Tinto says it’s halting work in Serbia, but what’s really happening?

10 January 2022 - Many landowners and others wondered what ‘on hold’ meant, when all we need is to see Rio Tinto stopped and gone.

Cyanide from gold mine threatens pristine nature in eastern Serbia

Cyanide from gold mine threatens pristine nature in eastern Serbia

31 December 2021 - Dundee intends to open a gold mine and exploit ore using cyanide. Environmental and local associations are explicitly against it.

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