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Hot spotHandling of oil containing wastes
RegionMurmansk Oblast
SectorWaste management
Reason for being a hot spotOil-containing wastes, particularly solid ones, is an alarming environmental issues in the Murmansk Oblast.
Status in elimination procedureNo information
Environmental status in 2003 reportn/d
Present status3.3 thousand tons of oil sludge formed per year
Joint projects 
Actions doneResearch on the evaluation of the practicability of establishing facilities for processing and decontamination of oil-containing waste.
OwnerMurmansk Oblast