In the Krasnoyarsk region have introduced emergency at the Federal level after the fuel spill

On the territory of Krasnoyarsk Krai imposed a state of emergency at the Federal level in connection with the oil spill in the river in Norilsk. This reports the press service of the emergencies Ministry.

Conversion the decision was made earlier in the day under the operational meeting of the government Commission chaired by the head of EMERCOM of Yevgeny Senicheva.

On Wednesday at a meeting with the President, the Minister stated that information about the incident came in the office only two days later. President Vladimir Putin was troubled by this situation and has instructed the security forces to evaluate the performance of local officials. Head Rosprirodnadzora Svetlana Radionova, in turn, reported that the maximum allowable concentration of pollutants in rivers, anywhere a diesel fuel after the accident at the CHP-3 in Norilsk, exceeded ten thousand times.

According to investigators, the incident occurred due to the fact that leaky tank with diesel. As a result, the fuel spilled on the roadway, after which the fire started and lit up a passing car. According to preliminary information 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.