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Kazakhstan government to discuss ecological situation of industrial cities

Kazakhstan government will hold a meeting on the ecological situation of the industrial cities of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan government to discuss ecological situation of industrial cities
СмSmog over Astana. Photo by  Danial Okassov©
Ecologists explained smog over Astana

A mixture of smoke, fog and dust has been in the capital's air for days.

Ecologists explained smog over Astana
Growing tomatoes in greenhouse. ©RIA Novosti
Glass-grown vegetables to be supplied to Astana by 2013

Astana will be fully supplied with local glass-grown vegetables by 2013: Akim.

Glass-grown vegetables to be supplied to Astana by 2013
Water samples analyses in laboratory. ©RIA Novosti
Ecologists to estimate pollution of East Kazakhstan rivers with cyanides within 10 days

Analyses of samples from the Sekissovka and Uba rivers and calculations of the volume of dumped wastes will be completed within 10 days.

Ecologists to estimate pollution of East Kazakhstan rivers with cyanides within 10 days
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Cyanides in river pose threat for citizens of East Kazakhstan

Cyanides in the Sekissovka River in East Kazakhstan could be deadly for local fauna and residents: Yeleussizov.

Cyanides in river pose threat for citizens of East Kazakhstan
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Toxic waste spilled into east Kazakhstan river

Water intake area was polluted after an emergency dumping of toxic wastes from a gold plant in East Kazakhstan Oblast.

Toxic waste spilled into east Kazakhstan river
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Air to become 27 times cleaner after reconstruction of Almaty heat electric plant

Reconstruction and expansion of Almaty heat electric generation plant planned by Samruk-Energo will improve the ecological situation in the city.

Air to become 27 times cleaner after reconstruction of Almaty heat electric plant
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TengizChevroil fined 2 billion tenge

TCO made a blow-out of unconditioned gas exceeding the standards in July 2010.

TengizChevroil fined 2 billion tenge
The Caspian Sea. ©RIA Novosti
The Caspian Sea got on the list of “irreplaceable” ecosystems of the world

The list also includes Lake Baikal, Hawaii, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon River basin, the Mediterranean Sea, the Yangdze, Indus and Gang Rivers, San Felix and Juan Fernández islands and the Kerguelen Archipelago.

The Caspian Sea got on the list of “irreplaceable” ecosystems of the world
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Euro-3 postponed to 2012 in Kazakhstan

Introduction of Euro-3 standards in Kazakhstan has been postponed to January 1, 2012.

Euro-3 postponed to 2012 in Kazakhstan
Quad bikes. Photo courtesy of doskavery.ru
Quad bikes to be used for scavenging streets in Shymkent

Shymkent will be cleaned off garbage by personnel on electric quad bikes.

Quad bikes to be used for scavenging streets in Shymkent
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©REUTERS
Kazakhstan's "Green Belts" are contribution to world ecological security: Nazarbayev

Nursultan Nazarbayev commented on the green belts of forests around Astana and their global impact.

Kazakhstan's "Green Belts" are contribution to world ecological security: Nazarbayev
Photo courtesy of caspianenvironment.org
Seals die in Mangistau oblast

12 dead seals were found at the Caspian shore in Mangistau oblast.

Seals die in Mangistau oblast
The Turan tiger
Turan tiger population to be restored

The Ussuri tigers are going to be brought to Kazakhstan in a step to restore the Turan tiger population in 2014-2015.

Turan tiger population to be restored
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Temirtau company fined for environamental damage

According to Temirtau Prosecutor's office, Bassel Group LLS was fined $30 thousand for ecological damage.

Temirtau company fined for environamental damage