National Army Servicemembers Evacuate About 40 Tons of Pesticides from Leova District
Autor: lt.maj. Maria Aramă, tel: 079524616
Chisinau, June 9, 2014 — The National Army servicemembers evacuated today the last amount of pesticides from Leova district. The 38 tons of obsolete pesticides, stored in Iargara, will be burned in Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland.
According to LTC Mariana Grama, Head of Ecology and Environment Protection Department of the Logistics Directorate, the pesticides were gathered in 2006 from seven localities of Leova district.
The source specified that eight servicemembers of the Logistics Directorate and Stefan cel Mare Brigade prepared the pesticides from Leova for export.
Mariana Grama pointed out that, this week, the specialized group of National Army servicemembers is working in Cahul district, where they are repacking, palletizing and marking other 60 tons of pesticides that will be evacuated to Poland.
The evacuation and disposal of pesticides is carried out within the NATO/PfP project on the disposal of dangerous pesticides and chemicals, supported by NATO/ PfP Trust Fund, and the contributing countries such as: Romania —the leadership country of the project, Turkey, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Norway, Italy, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Estonia, Luxemburg and Japan.