Another stage of extraction of toxic waste was completed in Ukrainianterritory by the end of 2012.
Approximately 8000 tons of toxic waste wasexported out of Ukraine:
By October 2013, the process of cleaning the country is not completed yet. Additional 250 tons of obsolete pesticides exported out of Poltava area. The plan is to extract 3280 tons of hexachlorobenzene waste from Ivano-Frankovsk’s areas (in Kalush city).The sorted toxic waste is repacked hermetically in new containers and transported by rail to the port of Ilychevsk.
The next vessel should leave Ukrainian territory very soon.