"Nornikel" explained the staining of the water spilled at the Nadezhda plant
Swollen the white water at the Nadezhda plant in Norilsk did not go beyond the limits of the enterprise, and it was red already on the ground because of the deposits of iron oxide, said RIA Novosti in the press service of "Norilsk Nickel".
Earlier on the YouTube channel "Norilsk" has a video, which depicted the flooding of the red color in the production area of the enterprise. In the signature to video it is reported that allegedly on the territory of the Nadezhda metallurgical plant in the area of production of elementary sulfur or leakage of waste.
In a press-service of the company "Norilsk Nickel" has confirmed that the incident took place, however, leakage were not. "There are no leaks. On the pipeline there was a small fistula, which led to a small spill on the premises. The water turned a color already on the ground, as in the territory deposits of iron oxide. Offsite water does not get" - said the Agency interlocutor.
One of the storage tanks of 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 tons 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. MOE reported on the localization of the spilled fuel. A criminal case was instituted under several articles of the criminal code. Rosprirodnadzor assessed the damage to the environment caused by the accident, nearly 148 billion rubles.