A dead fish is seen on the shore of the Ambarnaya River outside Norilsk. Photo: AFP A dead fish is seen on the shore of the Ambarnaya River outside Norilsk. Photo: AFP
A dead fish is seen on the shore of the Ambarnaya River outside Norilsk. Photo: AFP

Russian mining giant behind major Arctic fuel spill admits waste ‘violations’

  • Norilsk Nickel says it has suspended a number of employees responsible for dumping waste water
  • More than 21,000 tonnes of diesel leaked from a fuel storage tank at one of the company’s subsidiary plants near Norilsk

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A dead fish is seen on the shore of the Ambarnaya River outside Norilsk. Photo: AFP A dead fish is seen on the shore of the Ambarnaya River outside Norilsk. Photo: AFP
A dead fish is seen on the shore of the Ambarnaya River outside Norilsk. Photo: AFP
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