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Constanta Medical Waste Incinerator

Constanta medical waste incinerator.

This report describes the Constanta medical waste incinerator; a facility located in the middle of a block of flats where 2,500 people are living. The study includes the history of incinerator construction and ownership; regulatory actions and laws; the impacts of emissions on human health and the environment; and also suggestions of alternative ways of dealing with medical waste in the Constanta District. The report was released publicly both in English and Romanian. Together with the described activities, a small-scale public information campaign was carried out, drawing the attention of Constanta citizens to the POPs issue and ways of dealing with medical waste in general.

Report: Constanta medical waste incinerator
Public information campaign and press articles

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