Magnitogorsk refractory plant fined $600 for pollution violations
Published: Friday, 30 August 2019
The leniency of a penalty for breach of environmental regulations has been criticized as part of a general failure by authorities in Russia to cut down industrial emissions.
The environmental prosecutor’s office in
Magnitogorsk, in the Chelyabinsk region of southwest Russia,
fined local company Magnitogorsk Cement-Refractory Plant the
sum of 40,000 roubles ($600*) in July for violating legislation
designed to prevent air...