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In Norilsk disassemble the tank, which spilled fuel

Damaged tank at CHP-3 in Norilsk, from which spilled the fuel, dismantle to confirm the cause of the accident, said the Director of the polar division of "Norilsk Nickel" Nikolay Utkin.

One of the tanks storing diesel fuel at TPP-3 (owned by JSC "NTEK", a member of the group Norilsk Nickel) Norilsk may 29 was damaged due to the subsidence of the supports of the Foundation, there was an emergency with a leak about 21 thousand cubic meters of fuel. Norilsk Nickel believes the main cause of the accident, the warming in the permafrost, which resulted in the movement of the supports under the fuel tanks. On the territory of the Krasnoyarsk region introduced a state of emergency at the Federal level. On Friday, the emergencies Ministry reported about the localization of the spilled fuel.

"Damaged tank at CHP-3 in Norilsk, from which spilled the fuel, disassemble", - stated in the message in the Telegram.

"As regards tank No. 5 in order to confirm the latest version (reasons), will require the dismantling of the tank" - quoted Utkin in the official channel of "Norilsk Nickel".

According to the company, in 2018 on the tank was repaired, followed by hydraulic testing and examination of industrial safety. Last year the tank was also tested in preparation for the heating season.