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  1. Dnieper River “Dying” Due to Pollution, Low Water Levels

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine The Dnieper River-- which flows through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea-- is “dying” due to pollution and excessive water extraction, according to Ukrainian environmentalists. Droppin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 10:27

  2. Investigation Raises Questions About Kalush Chemical Clean-Up

    14 Dec 2015- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine A recent investigation by the non-profit Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has raised questions about the clean-up of a hazardous waste sludge pit near the city of Kalush, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2015 - 10:39

  3. Most of Ukraine’s Rivers Heavily Polluted

    4 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Most of Ukraine’s rivers are heavily polluted with agricultural fertilizer, sewage and industrial effluents, according to researchers from the National Geophysical Observatory. The researchers cit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2015 - 10:08

  4. Moldovan Authorities Hold Talks on Dniester River Basin Pollution

    10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova The Moldovan Environment Ministry has begun holding talks with water management expers, civil society groups, local authorities and water users on pollution in the Dniester basin and possible ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2015 - 11:03

  5. Environmental Group Warns That Shale Gas Extraction in Ukraine Could Threaten Drinking Water in Moldova

    16 Feb 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Shale gas extraction in Ukraine could negatively affect the ecological balance of the trans-boundary Dniester River, a source of drinking water for Chisinau, the capital of neighboring Moldov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/16/2015 - 10:50

  6. Moldovan Sewage Pollutes Dniester River

    6 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova Sewage pipelines carrying wastewater from northeastern Moldova’s Soroca district to sewage treatment facilities in neighboring Ukraine’s Yampil district are a threat to water quality in the Dn ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2014 - 10:21

  7. Moldovan City Dumping Untreated Wastewater Into Dniester River

    14 Feb 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHISINAU, Moldova The city of Rezina in eastern Moldova has been discharging its wastewater into the Dniester River without treatment for the past 20 years, environmental inspectors said earlier this week. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2014 - 10:12

  8. Transnistria to Monitor Drinking Water Quality

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2013 - 10:02

  9. Most Water in Ukraine Unfit for Drinking

    9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Most water sources in Ukraine are too polluted for drinking, Ukrainian environmentalists warned on August 8. There are about 1 billion tons of polluted water in the country, and every year the amo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/09/2013 - 10:02

  10. Ukraine, Moldova Concerned About Hazardous Waste in Ukrainian Quarry

    24 Jul 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Ukrainian and Moldovan authorities are concerned about water contamination after a half-meter diameter rupture appeared at a tailings pond at the now-closed Dombrov mine in the Kalush district of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/24/2013 - 10:05

  11. Transnistria Environmentalists Concerned Over Pollution in Dniester Basin

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2013 - 10:02