German companies apply for permission to burn waste in Prague suburb

09-12-2005

Two German companies have applied for permission to burn 80,000 tonnes of waste in the Prague district of Malesice, Lidove noviny reported on Friday. A Czech Environment Ministry spokesperson said it was currently unclear whether permission would be given.

There is a shortage of incinerator capacity in Germany, while incinerators in the Czech Republic are working at 55 percent of capacity, the daily said.