Russia: State fisheries agency files claim for $800m in damages from Norilsk Nickel over 2020 diesel spill
Russia's state fisheries agency has filed a claim for 58.7 billion rubles in damages, or about $800 million, from the Russian firm Norilsk Nickel over an Arctic fuel spill in 2020.
Russia: State of emergency lifted in Krasnoyarsk a year after Nornickel's arctic diesel spill
The Krasnoyarsk government has lifted the state of emergency in the Arctic city of Norilsk that was imposed in late May last year following a massive diesel spill.
Russia: Environmental watchdog links Norilsk Nickel diesel spill to poor construction
The investigation found a number of violations related to the fuel storage tank. The owner of Norilsk Nickel, Russia's richest man, previously blamed the accident on melting permafrost.
Russia: Arbitral tribunal grants petition to include Norilsk Nickel in 2 billion dollar legal claim against subsidiary
The arbitration tribunal of Krasnoyarsk Krai has granted a petition to include Norilsk Nickel, a major shareholder of Norilsk-Taimyr Energy Company as a liable party in a legal claim for 148 billion rubles (1,92 billion dollars) filed by Russian Federal Consumer Rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, in reparation for a 21,000 tons diesel fuel spill.
Russia: Norilsk Nickel announces cooperation agreement with Indigenous organisations worth over $25 million
Russian miner Nornickel announced that it had signed cooperation agreements with three organisations representing indigenous peoples of the Taimyr Peninsula in the Far North of Russia, including over $25 million for social projects and habitat conservation. However, the company has faced increased criticism from Indigenous peoples and civil society for its activities, particularly following a fuel spill of more than 20,000 tonnes of diesel oil into local rivers.
Russia: Norilsk Nickel faces $2 billion lawsuit for environmental damage caused by diesel spill
Russia's environment watchdog filed a lawsuit against a power business owned by mining giant Norilsk Nickel to claim 148 billion roubles ($1.96 billion) for environmental damage caused by a fuel leak earlier this year.