Former chlor-alkali factory in Vlora, Albania

7.11.2014 - Albania

Contamination source: former chlor-alkali plant

The former chlor-alkali factory dumped directly into the Bay. The Soda PVC plant was closed in 1992, however the dumped sludge remains near the shore with no precautions taken to prevent contamination. Soil sample found mercury levels greater than 10,000 ppm in the area of the former plant.

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