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Slavyansk: black smog, “red tail”

Slavyansk: black smog, “red tail”

26. 8. 2020,
Slavyanskaya TPP is a thermal power plant owned by PJSC Donbasenergo and located in the Donetsk region – 15 km from the city of Slavyansk. Residents have been accustomed to…
Severodonetsk: a war for health

Severodonetsk: a war for health

24. 8. 2020,
The problem of air pollution in the city of Severodonetsk and the adjacent village of Voevodovka is related to the activities of two asphalt plants: LLC “Severodonetsk Asphalt-concrete Plant” and…
Kramatorsk: danger level – orange

Kramatorsk: danger level – orange

21. 8. 2020,
The Kramatorsk Ferroalloy Plant (Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast), established in the 1880s, resumed operation in 2014 – and the citizens literally learned about it from the air. The activity of the…
Our goal is clean air for Nikopol

Our goal is clean air for Nikopol

19. 8. 2020,
In the Dnipropetrovsk region there operate the largest enterprises in Europe producing manganese concentrate and agglomerate for ferroalloy and metallurgical plants (Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant) as well as Pokrovsky and Marganetsky…
Air Pollution in Zaporizhia

Air Pollution in Zaporizhia

20. 10. 2017,
Zaporizhia has been one of the largest industrial centres of Ukraine since the beginning of the Soviet Union. Thanks to the available reserves of coal, iron ore, and manganese, engineering,…
Illegal Amber Mining: Environmental Disaster in Western Ukraine

Illegal Amber Mining: Environmental Disaster in Western Ukraine

1. 10. 2017,
Ukraine has large amber deposits. An estimated 150 tonnes of amber worth almost half a billion US dollars are extracted there annually. Of this, only four tonnes are legally acquired.…
Kryvyi Rih – the Steel Heart of Ukraine

Kryvyi Rih – the Steel Heart of Ukraine

30. 9. 2017,
Situated in the Dnipropetrovsk region, the city of Kryvyi Rih is almost 100 km long but only 20 km wide and is considered to be the longest city in Europe.…
Mariupol or Akhmetovsk? Air Pollution in Donbas

Mariupol or Akhmetovsk? Air Pollution in Donbas

25. 9. 2017,
To get to the city of Mariupol in the south of Donetsk Oblast in summer 2017 one had to go through several checkpoints controlled by soldiers with machine guns. The…
Battle Against Mink Farm in Shulgivka

Battle Against Mink Farm in Shulgivka

16. 9. 2017,
The village of Shulgivka lies 100 km from the city of Dnipro in the Dnipropetrovsk region, on the border with the Poltava region. It has 1,500 inhabitants. In 2014, the…

Clean Air for Ukraine

This project is led by a non-governmental organization Arnika (Czech Republic) in cooperation with local civic initiatives in industrial towns of Ukraine with financial support from the Transition Promotion Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the National Endowment for Democracy (USA). You can find more information about our activities and possibilities of involvement or share your thoughts with us by sending a message to info@cleanair.org.ua.

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