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Complexul Energetic Oltenia's response

Author: Complexul Energetic Oltenia, Published on: 24 May 2018

...Considering the article published in Aljazeera on May 15, 2018, i.e. "The hidden costs of coal in Romania", we are hereby submitting the answers of Complexul Energetic Oltenia at the request of Mrs. Claudia Ciobanu, a freelancer reporter, with respect to the impact of the activity of Complexul Energetic Oltenia, in particular the mining activity in Gorj County: [...]

The monitoring of waste water quality parameters of the discharged water does not indicate exceeding of the maximum permissible values, respectively no pollution of the waters in which they are discharged. Complexul Energetic Oltenia has invested in the further development and maintenance of water supply networks and sewage treatment plants in 16 villages in Gorj County...

As a result of the investments (wetting installations, carcasses, electrostatic precipitators modernisation, discharge of ash and slag in dense slurry system), the quality of the ambient air in the region has been improved considerably...

Deforestation of forestry vegetation is made with the strictly observation of legal requirements...

The lignite exploitation activity is performed according to the documents approved by all the competent authorities that certify that such activity is not toxic and does not use toxic substances...

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This is a response from the following companies: Complexul Energetic Oltenia