EN29 Significant fines and sanctions

In January the Skåne County Administrative Board decided to ban Boliden Bergsöe to store and manage large amounts of lead containing residuals. The smelter reduced the storage of waste and the ban was lifted by a court decision.

Boliden has been hit by two corporate environmental fines in 2016. One fine was of SEK 100,000 due to a violation of the Cultural Environment Act as a result of an ancient fireplace being damaged. Another fine of SEK 50,000 was charged due to a violation of permit as a result of a control plan not being submitted to the authority in time.

No cases have been brought via dispute resolution mechanisms during the reporting period.