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MPs Pass Amendments to Environment Protection Bill

Ljubljana, 27 June - The National Assembly passed amendments to the environmental protection bill at its regular session on Friday. The amendments introduce a legal framework established by the environmental liability directive under which polluters would be liable for damage they cause to the environment.

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Environment Minister Janez Podobnik at a session of the National Assembly.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Opposition National Party (SNS) deputy Zmago Jelincic (left) and independent deputy Janez Drobnic at the parliament's sesison.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Ruling coalition New Slovenia (NSi) deputies Martin Nikolic (left) and Drago Koren (centre) at the parliament's sesison.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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From left to right: opposition Zares deputy Matej Lahovnik (left), National Party (SNS) deputy Zmago Jelincic (centre) and SNS MP Bogdan Barovic at the parliament's sesison.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Opposition National Party (SNS) deputy Zmago Jelincic (left) and independent deputy Janez Drobnic at the parliament's sesison.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Ruling coalition Slovenian Democrats (SDS) deputy Branko Marinic (left) and opposition Liberal Democrats (LDS) MP Milan Petek at the parliament's sesison.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Environment Minister Janez Podobnik (left) and ruling Slovenian Democrats (SDS) MP Rudolf Petan at a session of the National Assembly.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Ruling Slovenian Democrats (SDS) deputy Rudi Versnik and Bogdan Barovic of the opposition National Party (SNS) at a session of the National Assembly.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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Ales Gulic of the opposition Liberal Democrats (LDS) and Environment Minister Janez Podobnik at a session of the National Assembly.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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