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  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST Romania Romania faces up to $38 billion USD in potential fines from the European Commission due to multiple delays in implementing water and sewage projects, according to parliament deputy Attila Cseke. In its European Union accession treaty,
  • 2 Aug 2016- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The dispute between Canadian miner Gabriel Resources and the Romanian government over Gabriel's controversial Rosia Montana gold and silver mine will be heard at the World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment
  • 17 Feb 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The Romanian government last week authorized the Finance Ministry to negotiate a $1.12 billion USD investment agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the country’s National Program for Local Development. The
  • 23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Canadian miner Gabriel Resources Ltd. announced this week that it is seeking damages from Romania for blocking the planned Rosia Montana open-pit gold and silver mine in the country’s Transylvania region. "Gabriel Resources Ltd
  • 24 Feb 2015- 09:27 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST B92 The U.S. oil and gas company Chevron will this year cancel a project of exploration and production of shale gas in Romania. This was confirmed by a Chevropn representative who spoke for the Mediafax agency in Bucharest, noting that the decision
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Shale gas exploration and exploitation have become an issue in the run-up to Romania’s November 16th presidential elections. William Branza, a candidate from the Romanian Ecologist Party, has asked Acting President Traian Basescu to
  • 8 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania will continue to increase its investments in infrastructure by 5 percent per year through 2025, and investments in water supply and sewage infrastructure will continue until 2035, according to a new report by multinational
  • 5 Aug 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania US oil giant Chevron announced last week that it would continue drilling new wells to explore for shale gas in Romania’s Vaslui County. “We have obtained all necessary permits to start exploration activities in Puiesti commune, and we
  • 1 Aug 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The Alba County Agency for Environmental Protection last week granted an environmental permit to Romanian state-owned mining company Curpu Min SA Abrud to exploit copper deposits at the Rosia Poieni site. Rosia Poieni has an estimated
  • 26 Jun 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania could face fines from the European Union if it does not properly invest EU funds to upgrade its water and sewage infrastructure, according to Felix Stroe, president of the Romanian Water Association and general manager of
  • 3 Apr 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Residents of Rasinari, in Romania’s Sibiu County, are protesting a plan by the local mayor’s office and county water company Apa Canal SA to bring drinking water from neighboring areas to the village. After the protesters blocked the
  • 27 Jan 2014- 09:39 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Examiner.com Since October 2013 a remote village in Romania has been the site of increasingly difficult protests against a Chevron hydraulic fracturing operation, originally believed to be the only so-called fracking site in all of Romania.
  • 22 Jan 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST AFP Romania will suspend new hydropower projects in protected areas in a bid to preserve biodiversity, authorities and the conservationist group WWF said Tuesday. The planned construction of thousands of small-scale hydropower stations across the
  • 17 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s parliament last week failed to pass a new mining law. The law would have paved the way for Gabriel Resources’ planned Rosia Montana gold mining project in the Transylvania region. Citizens and civil society groups alike have
  • 12 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania US oil giant Chevron has resumed shale gas exploration activities in the Romanian village of Pungesti in the wake of clashes between gendarmes and protesters made up of local residents and environmentalists who fear that hydraulic

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