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Russia (Nizhny Novgorod) – Abandoned Pesticide Cleanup

the details…
Population affected
Children Under 6 Affected
Date started
April 2005
Date completed
March 2006


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.