Burning high-value wood in Slovakia (SVK)

The Slovakian government taking actions against bioenergy producers using high quality wood in combined heat and electricity production.

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources solid wood
Issues 1 ecological, 3 economical, 3 social, 4 cultural
Keywords biomasaker, NGO, Slovakia
References http://energia.dennikn.sk/dolezite/teplo/ksefty-s-biomasou/16600/ http://biomasaker.wolf.sk/files/BIOMASAKER_sumar_EN.pdf
Start date 2013
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests
Barriers for dialogue
Forums for dialogue
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation
Comments The ENGO campaigns in Slovakia against high government subsidies for bioenergy use of wood, because of unsustainable levels of logging, damage for vulnerable areas and stress towards national parks and protected areas. The main target is to demand abandonment of all the subsidies to bioenergy other than the industrial residues and energy plants

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