Disasters

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  • 10 Jun 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISTANBUL, Turkey Turkey has started draining water from 70 lakes in northern Istanbul in preparation for construction of a third airport for the city. The lakes' water is being diverted to the Black Sea via canals. Local residents have complained
  • 22 Oct 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Protests continued in Romania’s Vaslui County this week, after US-based oil giant Chevron announced it would delay controversial oil exploration activities in the region. Thousands of resident of Pungesti took to the streets last week
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIRASPOL, Moldova Yevgeny Shevchuk, leader of the breakaway Moldovan territory of Transnistria, signed a decree last week calling for evaluation of the drinking water quality in the territory. Transnistria is located on a strip of land between the
  • 17 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIRASPOL, Moldova Environmentalists in Transnistria,a breakaway territory located between the Dniester River and the eastern Moldovan border with Ukraine, have expressed concerns about depletion and pollution of water resources in the Dniester Basin.
  • 26 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Ukraine, BERDYANSK An as-yet unknown amount of sewage was dumped into the Sea of Azov in southern Ukraine last week when a pipeline from the Berdyansk Municipal Water Treatment Plant burst.   The pipeline burst took place near the beach in the town of
  • 28 Sep 2011- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Draft terms of reference for the commission considering integration of water infrastructure across the Russian south and North Caucasus regions were published earlier this month.  The project is one of the largest individual proposals
  • 18 May 2011- 09:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, SOCHI New sewage treatment plants and wastewater systems have recently come on line along the Black Sea coast between Sochi and Adler, aiming to reduce pollution and increase capacity in light of the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics and projected
  • 17 Nov 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report SOFIA, Bulgaria Focus Information Agency (Bulgaria) The Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water returned the environmental impact assessment and the Natura 200 impact assessment for the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline for revision, requesting more
  • 1 Sep 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report BAKU Energy Business Review The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan's (SOCAR) Black Sea terminal (BST) introduced a new purification system for oil-contaminated water at the Georgian port ofKulevi. Officials of the Baku sewerage The INSTEB purification
  • 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
  • 13 Aug 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania iJ omania has only one seacoast, along the Black Sea. Every summer local tourists rush to the seaside, but what most Romanian tourists don't know is that they are swimming in the same water in which the local authorities in all
  • 17 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia On June 15, Russian specialists started large-scale clean-up work on the coastal area of Kerch Strait, which separates the Black Sea and the Azov Sea, to clear the pollution that remains in the area from a vessel accident on November 11,
  • 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

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