Putin orders state of emergency after huge fuel spill in Siberia

President lambasts power plant owner ‘for not reporting earlier’ incident bigger than Kerch spill

Vladimir Putin has ordered a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into a river inside the Arctic Circle.

The spill occured when a fuel reservoir at a power plant near the city of Norilsk collapsed on Friday.

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President lambasts power plant owner ‘for not reporting earlier’ incident bigger than Kerch spillVladimir Putin has ordered a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes of diesel fuel spilled into a river inside the Arctic Circle.The spill occured when a fuel reservoir at a power plant near the city of Norilsk collapsed on Friday. Continue reading…

Oil spills, Vladimir Putin, Environment, World news, Russia, Pollution, Europe

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