A Special Topic
Sustainable development is a frequently raised subject. Though of particular importrance to the nation’s economic development strategies, it is of immediate relevance to numerous small regions and communities seeking ways of building viable economic futures.
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A worst case of pollution: Damage from uncontrolled pollution can be seen at Copsa Mica (Transylvania) when it was considered one of the worst polluted sites in Europe (West and East). According to the UN, “iCopsa Mica is a large industrial city located in the very center of Romania and is classified as an “environmental disaster area.” The environmentally damaged area covers hundreds of square kilometres of land. The main industries in Copsa Mica are non-ferrous metalworking and chemical processing plants, and their effect on the environment has been devastating. Air pollution by heavy metals is 600 times the allowed levels.
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