Disasters

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  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KYIV, Ukraine Concern is mounting in Ukraine about radioactive contamination of fresh water caused by flooding of mines in the Russia-occupied east of the country. Ambassador Ihor Prokopchuk, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:41 by Local Press Report SYKTYVKAR Tass News Agency Authorities of the Komi and Nenets Regions are working on a program to improve the ecology of the Pechora River’s basin. Komi’s Minister of Natural Resources Roman Polshvedkin reports that the region had joined the federal Ecology
  • 11 Oct 2017- 10:08 by Local Press Report NIKEL Beeline Russian and Norwegian environmentalists and politicians gathering in the industrial town of Nikel to tote up advances in cross-border pollution for once had something positive to report: the joint efforts seems to be working. Corporate Risk
  • 8 May 2017- 12:51 by Local Press Report LEBEDYAN teleSUR The streets of Lebedyan were overrun with tropical juices after a large portion of the PepsiCo-owned warehouse collapsed. About 300 square meters of the factory gave way, sending pineapple, apricot, tangerine, grape, mango, pomegranate, apple
  • 14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian metals company Norilsk Nikel on September 12th admitted that a spill at one of its plants caused the Daldykin River, near Norilsk in Siberia, to turn scarlet-red last week. The company now says that heavy rains on September 5th
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by Local Press Report YAKUTSK Pravda Residents of the village of Chersky, Yakutia, complain of polluted tap water in their homes. Instead of hot water, there is fuel-like mixture smelling of gasoline. In later August, an oil spill occurred in the area. According to villagers, two
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUHANSK, Ukraine Petroleum products have been found in water sources in the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine, the Luhansk Prosecutor’s Office reported this week. “The Prosecutor’s Office of the Luhansk Region, in cooperation with the regional Office of
  • 3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia A foul-smelling stain that appeared on the surface of Russia’s Lake Baikal last week was caused by natural factors, according to Russian Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Sergey Donskoy. "It did not look like an oil slick.
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OMSK, Russia Residents of the Russian city of Omsk, in southwestern Siberia, were on alert last week amid reports that waste from a zinc processing plant in Kazakhstan had polluted the Ulba River and was making its way toward the city. Russian and Kazakh
  • 3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation has developed a “unique” technology to treat contaminated water at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Rosatom Chief Executive Sergei Kirienko said this week. He told Rossiya
  • 3 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEKATERINBURG, Russia Environmental watchdog groups and service providers in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg have failed to identify the source of water contamination in several districts of Yekaterinburg last year.   The contamination occurred in
  • 1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UFA, Russia Russian environmental watchdog Rosprirodnadzor has won a suit it filed against a mining company in the republic of Bashkortostan over pollution of the Biuydy River, a tributary of the Kidysh River. According to Rosprirodnadzor, during the
  • 20 Oct 2014- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Russian Supreme Court has weighed in on the issue of whether a wood processing facility being built near the city of Ufa will be able to discharge industrial effluents into a nearby secondary sanitary protection zone (SPZ). Russian
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Shale gas exploration and exploitation have become an issue in the run-up to Romania’s November 16th presidential elections. William Branza, a candidate from the Romanian Ecologist Party, has asked Acting President Traian Basescu to
  • 3 Jun 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report MOSCOW GE Russian oil company Bashneft will use GE’s new membrane bioreactor(MBR) with membrane-accommodating carrier (MACarrier) for treatment of refinery wastewater from the Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim oil processing complex and other enterprises of the Northern

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