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  • 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.
  • 20 Oct 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania ACTmedia (Romania) The water quality in the Danube River in Bazias, where the Danube enters Romania in the southwest, is being measured at every three hours. Local Committees for Emergency Situations were warned following the toxic sludge
  • 5 Nov 2008- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania T he Black Sea continues to be heavily polluted by waste flowing from the Danube River. Marius Postelnicu, the manager of the National Administration Romanian Waters, said 39,000 cubic meters of dead algae had been collected from the
  • 22 Apr 2008- 00:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania — Construction of the canal meant to connect the Danube, Europe's biggest river, and Romania's capital is expected to start by the end of this year with a total investment worth $712.5 million USD. Around 90 percent of the