Balkan 'Wild Beauty' Montenegro faces waste disposal woes threatening booming tourism, EU bid

November 10, 2014 7:15 AM

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Balkan 'Wild Beauty' Montenegro faces waste disposal woes threatening booming tourism, EU bid

In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, a boat sails near a pile of jumbo bags filled with hazardous grit in an shipyard in Bijela, Montenegro. Montenegro takes pride in its majestic Adriatic coastline and towering mountains rising from the sea, lined with rivers, streams and lakes. But the so-called Balkan Wild Beauty also faces an ugly problem of waste disposal that is threatening both its natural wonders and lucrative tourism industry. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) (The Associated Press)

In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, gulls flying over basin with the red mud of a fallen aluminum giant, which was once the pride of Socialist-era industry outside Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro. Montenegro takes pride in its majestic Adriatic coastline and towering mountains rising from...

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