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  1. Ships Will Have to Deliver Wastewater at Ports in Baltic Sea

    18 Nov 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report RIGA Port News Annual HELCOM Maritime Group met recently in Riga to discuss the current status of reception facilities for sewage in ports. According to the previous plans the mandatory delivery of waste waters fro ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2014 - 10:16

  2. Nazi-Era Chemical Weapons Hiding in Baltic Sea

    29 Apr 2014- 09:35 by Local Press Report MOSCOW, Russia Gizmodo When the Nazis surrendered their weapons at the end of World War II, the Allies got rid of them in a way that made sense in the 1940s: they dumped it all into the water. Mustard gas and other ...

    Local Press Report - 04/29/2014 - 09:35

  3. Leningrad Region Announces Plan to Improve Water Treatment Plants

    28 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia Russia’s Leningrad Region, the large administrative area surrounding the city of St. Petersburg, has announced a new $21 million USD project to improve its freshwater treatment plants. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2014 - 10:00

  4. St. Petersburg Updates Industrial Wastewater Regulations

    15 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia The St. Petersburg Vodokanal (water company) has updated its policies on treating industrial wastewater to reflect advances in technology and as part of the work contributing to the Year ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2014 - 10:00

  5. Murmansk City Builds UV Wastewater Treatment Plant

    9 Apr 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent APATITY, Russia Apatity, a town in Russia’s northern Murmansk region, has commissioned a new ultraviolet wastewater treatment plant. Home to 60,000 people, Apatity sits on the shore of Lake Imandra, which then ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 10:30

  6. Russian Environmental Group Accuses Leningrad Region of Polluting Rivers

    28 Mar 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ST. PETERSBURG, Russia Green Cross Northwest, a Russian environmental group, has accused the Leningrad Region of failing to treat wastewater before it enters local rivers. The Leningrad Region surrounds the ci ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/02/2014 - 10:57

  7. European Commission Allocates $280 Million for Warsaw Water Management Project

    19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland The European Commission on March 12 announced a grant of some $280 million USD for a major water and wastewater management project in the Polish capital, Warsaw. The $560 million USD project to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 10:01

  8. Russia, Finland, Estonia Launch Initiative to Protect Baltic Sea

    23 Jan 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HELSINKI, Finland On January 21, Finland, Russia and Estonia came together at a ceremony in Helsinki to begin work on projects associated with the “Year of the Gulf of Finland.” The Gulf is the thin stretch of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 13:20

  9. Baltic States Strengthen Cooperation

    19 Dec 2013- 09:44 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS FIS The Member States around the Baltic Sea basin have signed a Memorandum of Understanding underlining their joint commitment to making the best use of the possibilities presented by the new CFP's pr ...

    Local Press Report - 12/19/2013 - 09:44

  10. Russia Offers to Help Finland With Sewage Spill

    15 Aug 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Representatives of several regional governments in Northwestern Russia are offering advice and practical assistance to Finland after a catastrophic release of sewage there led to pollution and t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/15/2013 - 10:03

  11. Chernyahovsk Utility at Risk of Closure Due to Mismanagement

    6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHERNYAHOVSK, Russia The single water utility company serving the Russian city of Chernyahovsk is at risk of closing down after a recent court decision to end its seven-year period of bankruptcy. Chernyahovsk i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2013 - 10:08

  12. HELCOM Takes Lithuanian Fertilizer Company Off List of Baltic Sea Polluters

    25 Jun 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VILNIUS, Lithuania The Helsinki Commission (the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, or HELCOM) last week removed Lithuanian fertilizer company Lifosa from the list of worst polluters of the Baltic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2013 - 10:00

  13. St. Petersburg to Treat All Wastewater by 2018

    St. Petersburg will increase the amount of wastewater it treats before release to 99.9 percent by 2018, St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko told a press conference last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 09:59

  14. Grodno, Belarus to Launch $23.8 Million Wastewater Treatment System Upgrade

    The vodokanal (water company) in the Belarusian city of Grodno is preparing to start a $23.8 million USD investment program to modernize the local wastewater and sewage sludge treatment facilities, according to Irina Zenkevich, chief technician at the uti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 10:04

  15. EU Gives Estonia $54.5 Million for Environmental Protection

    The European Union has announced that it is granting Estonia a record $54.5 million USD for environmental protection projects in the new financial year.  The sum is $14.3 million USD more than last year’s grant, itself one of the largest ever given. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2013 - 10:15