Norilsk Nickel: Mining firm pays record $2bn fine over Arctic oil spill

The source of the spill: Part of the power plant in Norilsk
A mining firm has paid a record $2bn (¬£1.4bn) fine over a huge oil spill that caused one of Russia’s worst environmental disasters. Norilsk Nickel, the world’s leading nickel and palladium producer, said it had paid the fine on Wednesday. The fuel spill last May saw 21,000 tonnes of diesel pour from one of... more →
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Chinese Shop still using plastic bags

Vanuatu Daily Post – A mother who walked out of a¬†Chinese shop carrying rice, flour and charcoal in plastic bags, has questioned why the Government has banned plastic bags in all shops yet allows the Chinese shops to continue selling rice, flour and charcoal in plastic bags to shoppers. A mother who walked out of a Chinese... more →
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