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After the incident in Norilsk with the surface of the river collected 78 tons of fuel

Almost 80 tons of diesel fuel collected from the surface of the river Warehouse after the incident in Norilsk, according to MMC "Norilsk Nickel".

"On June 3 at the CHP-3 to Norilsk exported 800 cubic meters of contaminated soil and pumped out 262 tons of diesel fuel. The representatives of the Northern branch "Marine rescue service" from the surface of the river Barn collected 78 tons of diesel fuel," - said in the message.

As previously reported, a fire and spill of fuel began after in the tank at CHP plant 3 was hit by a car, but later SK the Russian Federation has put forward a different version. According to investigators, the first leaky tank, fuel spilled on the roadway, after which the fire started and lit up a passing car.

According to preliminary data of the authorities, the bottom of the tank sprung a leak because of sagging of the soil. From the tank poured out about 20 thousand tons of diesel fuel, some of it went to the local Creek and stream in the Barn.

On Wednesday at a meeting with the President, the head of EMERCOM of Russia Evgeny Senichev stated that information about the incident was received in the office only two days later. In this regard, Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to entrust the security forces to evaluate the performance of local officials. Head Rosprirodnadzora Svetlana Radionova at a meeting with Putin about emergency management reported that the maximum allowable concentration of pollutants in rivers, anywhere a diesel fuel after the accident at the CHP-3 in Norilsk, exceeded tens of thousands of times from the norm.