Water Diplomat News Logo
Water Diplomat Logo
Water Diplomat News Logo

Disasters

Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
  • 28 Jan 2016- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary A Hungarian court this week acquitted 15 employees of an aluminum smelting plant of criminal charges in relation to a 2010 toxic spill that killed 10 people, injured 150, and contaminated nearby rivers in what has is considered the
  • 22 May 2015- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary The Hungarian government has so far decided to provide compensation to seven victims of the 2010 toxic red sludge disaster. Seventeen people have applied for compensation for non-material damages due to the incident, which marks
  • 24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary The Hungarian government will provide $1.5 million USD in compensation for non-material damages to victims of a 2010 toxic sludge disaster, the country’s National Development Ministry said last week. The compensation will be provided
  • 6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on October 6th announced a five-year project that will use satellite imagery to combat flooding and other
  • 3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Environmental Police are working to halt groundwater and soil contamination from an old mining site in Balan, in Harghita County, on the Olt River. The mine in Balan was operational for nearly 400 years, until 2006. Clean-up
  • 25 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian government officials this week expressed support for shale gas exploration in the country, despite protests by residents of Vaslui County, where US oil giant Chevron has received a permit to drill an exploratory borehole.