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  • 12 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg’s Vodokanal (water utility) has started work on a project to seal off old waste pipes that release untreated sewage directly into the Neva River. Work will progress through the summer and is expected to reduce the
  • 23 Feb 2012- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, ST. PETERSBURG At a much-publicized press conference earlier this month, St. Petersburg water utility director Felix Karmazinov announced his intention to make the Neva River, which flows through the city, clean enough to swim in by 2016.  The
  • 30 Mar 2011- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, ST. PETERSBURG The local government of St. Petersburg is working to produce a draft response to the Water and Sanitation Bill currently passing through the Russian Duma in Moscow.  The bill will potentially have a positive effect on St
  • 2 Feb 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, ST. PETERSBURG The branch of environmental pressure group Greenpeace based in St. Petersburg, Russia, has successfully taken a persistent river polluter to court, with bailiffs now appointed to enforce the decision and end the pollution. The