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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
  • 2 Jun 2016- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISTRIȚA, Romania A group of citizens in the Slătinița and Sărata areas in the Romanian city of Bistrița have written an open letter calling for a referendum on whether to invest in water and sewage infrastructure. The referendum would be held on June
  • 17 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SLOBOZIA, Romania The Ialomiţa County Council has refused to approve the Master Plan for Rehabilitation and Modernization of the Water Supply and Sewage Systems in Constanţa-Ialomiţa area. Regional water provider RAJA Constanţa has been seeking approval
  • 15 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PIATRA NEAMȚ, Romania The city of Piatra Neamț, capital of Romania’s Neamț County, has been without potable water for five days after the main that supplies the town suffered two ruptures. The first break, which took place last week, was repaired after
  • 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
  • 11 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SUCEAVA, Romania Fourteen localities in Romania’s Suceava County will benefit from $270.85 million USD worth of investments in water and sewage infrastructure. The funds are being provided via the second stage of the EU Cohesion Fund’s Environment
  • 8 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PITEȘTI, Romani Romania’s National Anti-Corruption Directorate (DNA) has announced that it will prosecute a deputy, a former County Council president and 38 mayors and deputy mayors from Argeș County for corruption in awarding consultancy contracts for
  • 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
  • 15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TIMISOARA, Romania Aquatim, the water company operating in the city of Timisoara, capital of Romania’s Timis County, is launching a $169 million USD European Union-financed project to develop water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. The project
  • 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
  • 24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOFIA, Bulgaria Residents in the northern Bulgarian villages of Troitsa, Osmar, and Han Krum, on the Romanian border, have launched protests against shale gas exploration in the area, out of concern that the activity will contaminate local water sources
  • 17 Oct 2014- 10:10 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Romania-Insider The European Commission will start a legal action against Romania for failure to comply with EU regulations on mining waste management. The case is referring to Romania’s Bosneag tailings pond, a 102-hectare wasteland which used to
  • 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