Chlor-alkali plant in Ramnicu Valcea, Romania

8.11.2014 - Romania

Contamination source: chlor-alkali plant

Mercury contamination of fish in Babeni reservoir impacted by wastewater discharge from the Oltchim S.A. chlor-alkali plant represents a considerable health risk for local fish consumers. Mercury concentrations in fish from the reservoir were well above the WHO guidelines for fish consumption.

Toxics: Mercury

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