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Istanbul airport contractor’s copper mine project in natural haven halted

Istanbul airport contractor’s copper mine project in natural haven halted

Cengiz Construction’s dreams of extracting copper in the eastern Black Sea has been halted by the law, just days after acourt crushed Kolin's hopes of building a coal plant on an olive plantation

Comment(s) 11/21/2014

Locals rally against land expropriation for industrial-scale wind plant near İzmir

Locals rally against land expropriation for industrial-scale wind plant near İzmir

A group of locals are rallying against the threat of an urgent land expropriation for the construction of an industrial-scale wind turbine power plant near Marmariç, İzmir

Comment(s) 11/12/2014

Artillery Barracks project in Gezi Park back on municipal agenda

Artillery Barracks project in Gezi Park back on municipal agenda

Istanbul Municipality has again included a controversial construction project on the site of Gezi Park

Comment(s) 11/18/2014

Gov't assisted land expropriation damages nature, favors companies

Gov't assisted land expropriation damages nature, favors companies

Turkey has recently seen the expropriation of large amounts of land for use by energy companies with the help of the government, regardless of its value to the environment or local history

Comment(s) 11/12/2014

Keep calm and carry on building: A guidebook for crooked contractors to trick the law in Turkey

Keep calm and carry on building: A guidebook for crooked contractors to trick the law in Turkey

Construction rules and, even more so, playing without rules!

Comment(s) 11/13/2014

Justice for olive trees blocks coal plant plan

Justice for olive trees blocks coal plant plan

A pro-government contractor wins the fight but loses the war, after cutting down 6,000 trees for a coal plant in olive plantations near Soma

Comment(s) 11/11/2014

Fate of preserved lake in the storied Kaz Mountains entrusted to gold miners

Fate of preserved lake in the storied Kaz Mountains entrusted to gold miners

The Environment Ministry has approved a gold mining project in a preserved rural area in the storied Kaz Mountains, which will impact 24 villages, a preserved lake and several archeological sites

Comment(s) 11/13/2014

Activists gather against plunder in Black Sea’s unique natural areas

Activists gather against plunder in Black Sea’s unique natural areas

Around 5,000 people gathered in the northern city of Trabzon over the weekend to denounce the damage to nature caused by energy projects across the Black Sea

Comment(s) 11/10/2014

Turkish firm ‘sad’ after cutting down olive trees

Turkish firm ‘sad’ after cutting down olive trees

A Turkish energy company that drew public ire by cutting down thousands of olive trees has defended itself in its first statement since the incident

Comment(s) 11/12/2014

Ruling on power plant project in Soma olive grove 'leaked to company'

Ruling on power plant project in Soma olive grove 'leaked to company'

Kolin officials allegedly moved to cut the trees before the decision to halt the project was publicly announced

Comment(s) 11/9/2014

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