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  • 8 Nov 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine A chemical plant in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine has violated water basin protection rules by dumping its waste into the Seversky Donets River, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Luhansk announced this week. "The
  • 27 Oct 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea Planned construction of a reservoir in the Sevastopol area could cause serious environmental damage in Crimea, Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Kazurin said during a recent working meeting. The project, which will divert water from
  • 11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEVASTOPOL, Crimea With the region’s freshwater reservoirs running dry, Crimean officials are considering turning to a lake located near a landfill and a reservoir that was shut down decades ago due to contamination to supply water to the city of
  • 16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report KYIV Business Insider Fighting in eastern Ukraine threatens water supplies to the city of Donetsk and could have serious consequences for 4 million people, monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Monday. The OSCE's
  • 6 Jun 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report SIMFEROPOL Business Insider Scrambling to compensate for a lack of water from mainland Ukraine, farmhands are laying row after row of pipe to drip water across dusty fields in Crimea's arid north. The water shortage highlights the huge logistical hurdles
  • 1 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Plans to extract shale gas along Ukraine’s border with Russia have provoked a storm of protest in the country, with environmentalists warning that it could pollute rivers flowing through Russian territory and threaten water supply. “The
  • 6 Sep 2013- 10:09 by Local Press Report KIEV forUM The Water Code of Ukraine forbids construction on protected shoreline belts anything but state special-purpose objects like water power plants, dams, state roads, lighthouses, etc. The width of such belts is 25-150 meters.  The law forbids building
  • 22 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Residents of low-rise buildings in the Ukrainian capital are connecting their wastewater pipes to the city’s stormwater system because they cannot afford to pay for connections to the centralized wastewater system. As a result, household