8 Mar. 1997
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-RUSSIA-POLLUTION - Long synanomous with staggering amounts of pollution, Nizhny Tagil has finaly started to clean up, and in the last three or four years it has began to show results. At the start of the 1990s, the cities massive steel, tanks and metalurgy factories were pumping out 1,500 tons of air pollution per resident a year. Now the amount is down to 450 tons. Picture taken 1MAR97.