Investor: Lias Vintířov, lehký stavební materiál k.s. (producer of light building materials)
Location of implementation: Vintířov, Czech Republic
“Oxygen moved to ... Vintířov” — This was the motto of the ceremonial launch of the technology for the cleaning of flue gases from rotary kilns for lightweight aggregates in 2010. Lias Vintířov is one of the largest Czech manufacturers of light building materials and the launch of technology, worth about 100 million CZK, has significantly reduced the amount of pollutant discharged into the air from production lines. The ecological investment in Lias has been partially enforced due to complaints about the stench in the surroundings and a pressure from the state authorities and legislation. The people at Vintířov and Chodov often complained about the smell from the production.