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In Nizhny Novgorod found the source of the strong smell of gas

Rescuers and employees of Rospotrebnadzor Nizhny Novgorod region not found the source of the smell of gas, which complained about residents of Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday, a check will the Prosecutor's office, reports of EMERCOM in the region following the meeting of the Commission on emergency situations.

Sunday emergency service in Nizhny Novgorod received calls from citizens with complaints of strong smell of gas. Rescuers together with employees of management of Rospotrebnadzora have found the source of the smell and checked the air quality.

"Because there were no accidents on large objects, which could pose a threat to the life and health of citizens, were not involved in the citywide information system alerts. Office of emergency in the Nizhny Novgorod region has carried out all the necessary checks, but the source of the smell was not found. As a result, to determine the reasons for the government of the region appealed to the regional Prosecutor's office, which organized the inspection", - reported the EMERCOM in the region.

The office informs that by results of the analysis of air samples the content of pollutants did not exceed maximum permissible concentration.

"For a while, until the city fixed the smell of the odorant that is used in gasification, the ambulance came 15% more calls than usual: the citizens wanted to know what happened and how to protect yourself from poisoning. While 47 people has complained about the deterioration of health. Hospitalization in medical institutions of Nizhny Novgorod and threats to the health of the citizens in connection with the smell of the odorant was not", - is spoken in the message of rescuers.

Earlier in mass media there was information that the source of air pollution could become the enterprises of the city. In one of the major companies of Nizhniy Novgorod, OOO "Gazprom transgaz Nizhny Novgorod", RIA Novosti reported that the accidents were not. "All enterprise objects 19 Jul 2020 will operate in a normal mode. Any repair and maintenance work at the facilities was conducted. Automation system functioned and continue to function steadily, gas leaks and odour of (a substance to impart a gas smell) is not fixed. The Supervisory authorities also conducted an independent review, the results of which the company will report", - said the Agency in the company.