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Abandoned Russian Chemical Plant Threatens Ecological 'Chernobyl'


Abandoned Russian Chemical Plant Threatens Ecological 'Chernobyl'
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The derelict Usolyekhimprom chemical plant contains tanks of chlorine, mercury, and other deadly substances spread across hundreds of hectares in Russia's Irkutsk region. During a visit this July, the head of Russia's environmental safety agency warned that the site poses a potential environmental disaster on the scale of Chernobyl.

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