Nicoleta Rotariu – “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Str. Domneasca no. 47, Galati, Romania

Cristian Silviu Simionescu – “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Str. Domneasca no. 47, Galati, Romania

Keywords:                  Environmental protection;
Sustainable development;
“Anthropocene Era”


Abstract: The aim of this paper consists of an interdisciplinary approach to air and water environmental factors impact evaluation to eliminate the po­tentially adverse effects, using high-performance technologies and equip­ment so that the status of the ecosystems is not affected by human activities.

This new era can be defined as the “Anthropocene Era” which impact also re­quires increased responsibility, conscious management, and environmental protection area-related activities.

The theoretical significance and applied value of the paper consists of high­lighting the problems faced by Romania regarding the impact of pollution on the environmental factors of water and air, using performance methods and techniques.

The authors of the paper, following the risk analysis, highlight the impact gen­erated by pollution, to reduce these effects and reach the targets assumed by Romania as a member state of the United Nations and the European Union, within the UN Summit for Sustainable Development.

Sustainable development also seeks to find a stable theoretical framework for decision-making in any situation where there is a human-environment relationship.

Sustainable development promotes the concept of reconciling economic and social progress without jeopardizing the natural balance of the planet and at the same time without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

ERAZ Conference Proceedings published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Logistics, University of Maribor, Maribor (Slovenia); University of National and World Economy – UNWE, Sofia (Bulgaria); Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), Research Laboratory of the Department of Political Science of University of Crete (Greece); Institute of Public Finance – Zagreb (Croatia); Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Ohrid, University of St. Kliment Ohridski from Bitola (North Macedonia)

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Suggested citation

Rotariu, N., & Simionescu, C. S. (2023). Water and Air Purification Technologies and Equipment in the Sustainable National Development Context. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 445-453). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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