#Russia’s #Norilsk #Nickel admits ‘red river’ responsibility

A picture taken on September 8, 2016 shows puddles of the bright red polluted water on the bank of the river Daldykan in the region of the city of Norilsk

The world’s biggest #Nickel producer has admitted a spillage at one of its plants was responsible for a river in the #Russian #Arctic turning blood-red.

#Norilsk Nickel says that heavy rains on 5 September caused a “filtration dam” at its #Nadezhda plant to overflow into the #Daldykan river.

Read more at: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37345105

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