Thursday, December 01, 2005

News from Khaborovsk, Russia (Benzene spill)

Irina, our dear friend in this lovely town, tells us that they are advised to take carbon tablets and the scientists have said that the Amur River will be off-limits for three years for all activity-swimming, fishing, bathing, drinking, all household uses. The benzene spill is 80 kilometers long and should arrive there soon. Her husband, Slava, is in the hospital with diabetes complications. Life is very hard. Oy!

The news:
Chemical Spill

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