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About 140 tons of fuel was collected from the surface of the water after the incident in Norilsk

About 140 tons of diesel fuel from the surface of the river Orb collected after the accident at the CHP-3 in Norilsk (owned by JSC "NTEK"), the message "Norilsk Nickel".

"As of June 4, in the CHP-3 exported 1450 cubic meters of contaminated soil and pumped out 201 one ton of diesel fuel. The representatives of the Northern branch "Marine rescue service" from the surface of the river Barn collected 137 tons of diesel fuel," - said in a release. On the river exhibited seven lines of booms. The collection of petroleum products is carried out in temporary tanks.

It is noted that on Thursday the scene of the accident and the effects of localization of the pollution was visited by the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region Alexander USS and the Minister of the Russian Federation for civil defense, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters Eugene Zimichev.

In addition, to participate in the cleanup of pollution in Norilsk arrived grouping of EMERCOM of Russia in the amount of 100 people and 20 tons of cargo. The expected arrival of experts from the oil companies to develop optimal solutions for disposal of collected oil products.

Due to sudden subsidence of the supports under the Foundation of diselenide at CHP-3 in Norilsk on may 29, it was depressurization. The tank contained more than 21 thousand tons of fuel. Polluting spillage onto the adjacent area, and then into the unnamed Creek, which flows into the river Barn.

According to first Vice-President "Norilsk Nickel" Sergey Dyachenko, given in the message, a potential cause of the incident could be the thawing of the soil due to the abnormally mild temperatures. However, he ruled out the factor of operational negligence in handling the tank, noting that the test object is held every two years on a list of criteria.