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Russian metals firm admits spillage turned river blood red

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Norilsk Nickel says heavy rain caused flooding that polluted the river. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Norilsk Nickel insists the temporary problem will not affect people or wildlife, but environmental activists say it is too early to tell

September 12, 2016 — Russian metals giant Norilsk Nickel has admitted a spillage at one of its plants was responsible for turning a local river blood red.  Continue reading Russian metals firm admits spillage turned river blood red