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No serious radiation incidents in Murmansk in 2004

Publish date: January 13, 2005

Head of the Murmansk department of the Inspection for radiation security, Vitalii Ustinov, says there were no serious incidents of radioactive pollution in 2004.

Ustinov also says the radiation security in the region is improving as the number of illegal radioactive waste discharges is decreasing. The companies began using more environmentally friendly technologies, although before the Inspection had to punish and force the companies, Regnum reported.

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After years of inaction, Germany is working on its Carbon Management Strategy to resolve how CCS can play a role in climate action in industry. At the end of February, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action published first key points and a proposal to amend the law Kohlenstoffdioxid Speicherungsgesetz (KSpG). Bellona Deutschland, who was actively involved in the previous stakeholder dialogue submitted a statement in the association hearing.

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Bellona’s new working paper analyzes Russia’s big LNG ambitions the Arctic

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