In the Astrakhan Region (Russia) on the bank of the Kizan River, which is a tributary of the Volga River, there are two oil sludge collectors, called “Sokolov pits”. They were created in the early twentieth century and now they are a major threat to the ecosystem of the delta river Volga. In this regard, it is topical to conduct studies to assess their environmental safety. The content of petroleum products and the biotoxicity of the soil in the territory of oil sludge accumulators are … Show more
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