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The Prosecutor's office began an investigation after the spill of aviation fuel on the Taimyr Peninsula

The Krasnoyarsk territory Prosecutor's office began an investigation after the spill of aviation fuel on the Taimyr Peninsula, said in a statement on the Agency's website.

Previously the regional Glaucus MOE announced that the pumping of aviation fuel (kerosene) from barges on the river and a Big hat settlement Touchard (78 km from Dudinka) as a result of depressurization of the pipe at nefteprovodi stations spilled fuel on the ground in a volume of 10 cubic meters. The Agency reported that fuel is not spilled into the river, no further spread. According to the company "Nullstrings", spilled 44.5 tons of fuel.

"On behalf of the Prosecutor of the Krasnoyarsk region organized verification of the fact of the spill of aviation fuel in the village of Tukhard Taimyr district ...In the course of verification activities will be established the causes and conditions of the incident, assess the observance of requirements of the legislation on industrial safety and environmental protection", - stated in the message.

The Ministry reported that the verification by professional regulatory bodies. The course and results of check are on control of the Prosecutor of the region.