Arctic Oil Spillage
Russia declares a state of emergency after a fuel spill in the Arctic Circle

Russian President Vladimir Putin has imposed a state of emergency after a fuel spill in the Arctic Circle. 
The spill happened when a fuel tank at a power plant near the Siberian city of Norilsk lost pressure on Friday, May 29. At least 20,000 tonnes of diesel leaked from a power plant and spilled into the Ambarnaya River. 

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 12:06 PM / by Taj Zehra

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