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  • 4 Mar 2016- 10:16 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST Fresh Plaza According to experts, the Hungarian garlic production fell by between 15-20 percent less in 2015 due to the impact of drought, given that the plant is mostly grown around the Mako area without irrigation. There has also been a reduction
  • 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
  • 16 Apr 2015- 09:00 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST Politics.hu Hungary's experience in water management and farm development can help Mongolia, President János Áder said at a press conference held with his counterpart Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj. Áder noted Mongolia’s rich resources in gold, uranium
  • 15 Apr 2015- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUDAPEST, Hungary Hungary will participate in a project to upgrade water utilities in southwestern Ukraine's Zakarpattia Oblast, local media reported last week. The project, which will cost at least $10.6 million USD, is part of the effort to
  • 12 Mar 2015- 09:23 by Local Press Report BUDAPEST Budapest Business Journal Three flood reservoirs, with a combined capacity of 300-400 million cubic meters, will be built along the Tisza River by 2020 said Benedek Göncz, the head of the national water authority's flood protection department.
  • 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
  • 25 Oct 2012- 09:08 by Local Press Report nairoBi The Star (Nairobi) The government of Hungary has offered to provide people living around the seven forks hydro-electricity producing dams with piped water. The Hungarian ambassador Sandor Juhasz on October 23 said his government will partner with the
  • 16 Oct 2012- 09:13 by Local Press Report VERESEGYHAZ General Electric The city of Veresegyház has selected GE’s ZeeWeed* 500D ultrafiltration membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology to increase water reuse at its existing water treatment plant. Upcoming regulations governing water reuse prompted the
  • 13 Apr 2011- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Areas severely damaged six months ago by a ruptured aluminum tailings dam near Ajka, Hungary have seen little of the cleanup and support promised by authorities, according to the international environmental NGO WWF. On October 4, 2010,
  • 9 Mar 2011- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria Sofiyska Voda’s (Sofia Water) activities all have the potential to be improved, and the company will do everything necessary to increase consumer satisfaction, said Gyorgy Palko, CEO of Sofiyska Voda AD and Managing Director for Southeast
  • 16 Feb 2011- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Toxic sludge from the Ajkai Timfoldgyar Zrt aluminum production plant, owned by MAL Zrt, is still being released and polluting waterways as wastewater, according to the Hungarian branch of international environmental group Greenpeace.
  • 10 Nov 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report HUNGARY, BUDAPEST Voice of America Environmentalists are warning that Hungary is at risk of a second environmental accident like the toxic sludge spill that occurred a month ago. A reservoir located in Almasfuzito, just outside the Hungarian capital,
  • 13 Oct 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HUNGARY, BUDAPEST The 700,000 cubic meters of toxic sludge that poured from a tailings reservoir at a Hungarian aluminum processing plant on October 4 have reached the Danube River, threatening potable water supplies for millions, according to Payal

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