Russia (Nizhny Novgorod) – Abandoned Pesticide Cleanup

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Population affected
7,000-10,000
Children Under 6 Affected
1,120-1,600
Date started
April 2005
Date completed
March 2006
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About four tons of various pesticides have been packaged and removed from open and leaky storage, where they were contaminating ground and surface water. Blacksmith funded the local government through a local NGO to safely remove these chemicals.