A massive water intrusion has crippled the entire coal mine 7 outside Longyearyben and caused severe damage.
In the industrial region of Norilsk, large quantities of fuel have entered the environment for the second time in a short period of time.
The Russian Environmental Control Authority is calling on Nornickel to close its large fuel depot and empty the storage tanks.
The spilled diesel oil in Norilsk is unprecedented and will have a significant negative impact on local environment.
A serious oil accident has occurred in a combined heat and power plant. About 21,000 tons of diesel have flowed into the Ambarnaja River.
A new terminal will simplify coal handling in Murmansk and increase capacity to 18 million tonnes.