Those working at the site have already seen the first effects of the spill on the local ecosystem. Photo: AFPThose working at the site have already seen the first effects of the spill on the local ecosystem. Photo: AFP
Those working at the site have already seen the first effects of the spill on the local ecosystem. Photo: AFP

Massive fuel spill in Russian Arctic could take ‘years’ to clean up

  • Fuel spill pollutes major freshwater lake near the Russian Arctic city of Norilsk
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin labelled incident a national emergency
Topic |   Environment
Those working at the site have already seen the first effects of the spill on the local ecosystem. Photo: AFPThose working at the site have already seen the first effects of the spill on the local ecosystem. Photo: AFP
Those working at the site have already seen the first effects of the spill on the local ecosystem. Photo: AFP
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