The Environmental Protection Agency of Montenegro states that within the framework of the project "Strengthening Capacity for Air Quality Management in Montenegro" defined the existence of ten air quality monitoring stations, with the current seven and three new stations in Podgorica, Bijelo Polje and Kotor.
The tender for the supply of equipment for the three new air quality monitoring stations has been completed and the name of the supplier after the Commission decision will be known to the public in the forthcoming period.
Montenegro has the optimum number of metering stations determined in accordance with the European directive, which defines the number of cells in relation to the state surface.
The project consists of two phases, within the framework of the first one was the study on the revision of the existing State Air Quality Monitoring Network conducted by the consultant company "Techne Consulting s.r.l." from Italy.
- There are now seven automatic measuring stations within the network, in Podgorica, Golubovci, Bar, Tivat, Nikšić, two in Pljevlja (village Kruševo and Gradina station). The EMEP station on which trans-boundary pollution transmission is monitored is located on Žabljak, and is managed by the Institute for Hydrometeorology and Seismology - they said from the Environmental Protection Agency.