If Romania wants the doors of the European Union to open on 1 January, it must invest billions of euros in environmental protection. But many are skeptical that the country will do it. You have reached a premium content area of TOL. To read this entire article please login if you are already a TOL subscriber. Not a subscriber? Subscribe today for access to: Full access to the website, including premium articles videos, country reports and searchable archives (containing over 25,000 articles). You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.