Study on Soil Quality Status in Area of the Former Chemical Plant from Turda and Remediation Proposals

Călin Vasile Prodan, Valer Micle, Maria Szanto (Prodan)


In Region 6 NW there have been identified areas having different degrees of soil pollution. This phenomenon
was generated mainly by industrial activities, those from the chemical and mining industry being representative. An
important place is occupied by pollution with dangerous chemical substances (hexachloro-cyclohexane HCH, mercury)
from Turda. This article is based on data existing in specialized literature, making a general presentation of the
contaminated area, of the warehouses of chemical substances, but also a presentation of the methods and solutions that
can be applied to remedy and greening the area.


contaminated soil, HCH, Turda Chemical Plant

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