Pollution and Atmosphere in Post-Soviet Russia: The Arctic and the Environment

I.B. Tauris, 2021, 256 p.

Lars Rowe: Pollution and Atmosphere in Post-Soviet Russia: The Arctic and the EnvironmentThis study addresses the many initiatives to decrease industrial pollution emitting from the Pechenganikel plant in the northwestern corner of Russia during the final years of the Soviet Union, and examines the wider implications for the state of pollution control in the Arctic today. By examining the efforts of Soviet industry and government agencies, Finnish and Swedish officials, and Norwegian environmental authorities to curb industrial pollution in the region, this book offers an environmental history of the Arctic as well as a transnational, geopolitical history.

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