Norilsk Nickel can get a record fine

Russia’s Norilsk Nickel, one of the world’s largest nickel miners, faces a record fine of 147.7 billion rubles (about 48.6 billion crowns) from government protection agency Rosprirodnadzor for oil spill damage near Norilsk. According to analysts, the said amount will not shake the company, but it can significantly affect this year’s dividend payment and deepen […]

Norilsk Nickel discharges poisonous water into Siberian tundra, says Novaya Gazeta and activists – CT24 – Czech Television

According to NG’s findings, the Talchan Ore Treatment Plant, owned by Norilsk Nickel (abbreviated Nornickel), discharged wastewater contaminated with heavy metals, sulfuric acid and surfactants into the Charajelach River. It flows into Lake Pjasino, whose waters have already been polluted by a massive oil spill from the previous month. NG, who captured the discharge of […]