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PCB Contamination in East Kazakhstan

PCB contamination of the Eastern-Kazakhstan region: monitoring and inventories of PCB sources; ways to address the problem.

In Kazakhstan it is estimated that there are more than 38,000 units of PCB-containing equipment. This activity focused on PCB sources in the country. It contains official and NGO data on the PCB inventory in Kazakhstan. It was presented to governmental decision-makers and disseminated among NGOs.

Outputs:
Report: PCB contamination of the Eastern-Kazakhstan region: monitoring and inventories of PCB sources; ways to address the problem
Booklet of the current PCBs situation and its dissemination
Submission of report to Parliament, Ministry of Environment (including field offices), NGOs, representatives of industrial facilities and mass media
Soil sampling at five facilities for PCBs
Development of analytical survey on PCBs

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Greenwomen