Wildlife and environment
Kola Bay coast to be cleared of sunken vessels
© RIA Novosti. Igor Podgorniy

Kola Bay coast to be cleared of sunken vessels

The Kola Bay coast in the Murmansk Region will be cleared of sunken vessels.  According to the press-service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment, citing the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, the implementation of a pilot project, entitled "Elimination of accumulated environmental damage coming from unauthorized ship disposal fields along the Kola Bay coast" will be completed in 2016.

The cleaning up of the coast will be carried out as one of the top-priority endeavors of the government-approved project, which provides for the elimination of the results of pollution and other negative impacts on the environment due to economic and other activity.