German companies apply for permission to burn waste in Prague suburb


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.