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  • St. Petersburg will increase the amount of wastewater it treats before release to 99.9 percent by 2018, St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko told a press conference last week.
  • On November 12, a nickel mine in eastern Finland, near the Russian border, suffered a catastrophic leak of wastewater. Environmental group Greenpeace Finland believes that it could be the country’s worst ever industrial accident, with 5,600 cubic meters of contaminated water spilling out every hour at the height of the incident.
  • The head of the northwestern Russian branch of Greenpeace, Dmitry Artamonov, used a television interview this month to slam the recent positive analysis of the region’s environmental health and water supply by members of the local government and water utility.
  • 15 May 2012- 15:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Countries that have adopted internationally-agreed approaches to integrated water resources management (IWRM) in many cases enjoyed significant benefits, particularly in potable water access, health and water efficiency in agriculture,
  • The struggle to improve water quality in St. Petersburg has moved out of the city and into the wider Leningrad Region, where much of the pollution of the Neva River now takes place. Authorities also aim to reduce Russian pollution of the Baltic Sea due to international pressure.
  • 19 Oct 2011- 09:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, VELIKY NOVGOROD The Russian city of Veliky Novgorod has secured funding for the large-scale reconstruction of its sewage network and treatment centers from two Scandinavian investment and environmental agencies. The Nordic Investment Bank will
  • 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
  • 25 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Russia, KALININGRAD  On January 16, 2011, a water purification and iron removal station started operations in the settlement of Ckalovske, in Russia’s western Kaliningrad enclave.  Construction of the station was financed by Kaliningrad Municipality,
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  • 6 Oct 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report Russia, VYBORG Kemira Oyj Finnish company Kmira Oyj, Vyborg Water Utility, and the John Nurminen Foundation launched a project to reduce the amount of phosphorus discharged from Vyborg into the Baltic Sea. The Vyborg wastewater treatment plant last week
  • 17 Feb 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report MOSCOW, Russia The Guardian (United Kingdom) Russia will help with an international plan to clean up the Baltic Sea. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was expected to announce new clean-up measures in Kaliningrad, on the heavily polluted southeast Baltic shore,