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Romania is also part of and has ratified various bilateral, regional and international conventions and treaties on environmental matters, including the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol, the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from. Romania’s capital Bucharest is the 9th most polluted out of a ranking of 96 cities in Europe with a pollution index ranking of , in mid Air pollution and water pollution caused by industry are serious environmental problems in Romania. The country’s factories, chemical plants, and electric power plants depend heavily on burning fossil fuels, a process that emits high levels of carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide - a key component of acid rain. Romania General Health Risks: Air Pollution [risk] In accordance with the World Health Organization's guidelines, the air quality in Romania is considered moderately unsafe. The most recent data indicates the country's annual mean concentration of PM is 15 µg/m3 which exceeds the recommended maximum of 10 µg/m3.
vicinity of waste sites that do not conform to contemporary standards in Romania. Czech Republic’s coal and uranium mines have produced serious pollution problems, and much of the solid industrial waste containing heavy metals is disposed of, without pretreatment, in open dumps (Rushbrook, ). The GAIA air quality monitoring stations are using high-tech laser particle sensors to measure in real-time PM pollution, which is one of the most harmful air pollutants. Very easy to set up, they only require a WIFI access point and a USB power supply. Once connected, air pollution levels are reported instantaneously and in real-time on our maps. Romania's image problem may even be traceable to the late 19th Century, when travellers returned from Transylvania with tales of a strange, forbidding land, says Dr James Koranyi, a history. Abstract. After , Romania adopted and implemented EU legislation on water management. Romanian groundwaters are polluted locally from point sources (landfills) and from diffuse sources of pollution (fertilizers, pesticides and canals, in urban areas).
Estimation of pollution in Romania, using perception. Result of survey about air pollution, water pollution, greens and parks satisfaction, light and noise pollution, etc. This one-of-a-kind, completely revised volume presents the latest research on global climate change, air pollution, radon, indoor air quality, acid rain, and more. The second edition of a bestseller, this work explores common themes of air resource utilization and air protection with a section on air pollution and remediation. A total of 22 cities from Romania have been included in the World Most Polluted Cities report from AirVisual, which includes over 3, cities worldwide and is based on air quality data. The best books on Pollution recommended by Rebecca Altman 'One of the themes that I hope shines through is the significance of the act of witnessing. These books have all been influential, and as a result, all stand as testaments to the cascading influence one person can have.'.