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About 400 kg of fuel fell into the river in Yakutia

About 400 kg of fuel fell into the river in Yakutia
Photo: press service of the government of Yakutia

In the village of Argakhtakh, work is continuing to eliminate the leakage of diesel fuel from the tank in the fuel warehouse of the power plant. Water and soil samples were taken at the scene. According to experts, about 4,7 kg of the total 400 tons of oil products spilled into the river.

According to the press center of the Republic of Yakutia in Moscow, 23 people work at the spill site: rescuers, employees of Sakhaenergo JSC and employees of the Srednekolymsky district administration. In total, eight cubic meters of contaminated soil were collected on an area of ​​90 square meters. meters and more than 1,5 tons of diesel fuel. On the banks of the Alazei River, 70 meters of boom fences were installed, the surface of the water was treated with 170 kg of absorbents.

Besides.55 km of the water area examined, no spots found. The water intake of the village is 500 meters upstream, there is no danger to residents. Rosprirodnadzor specialists took soil and water samples. The prosecutor's office of the republic after the accident on June 21 opened a criminal case in relation to unidentified persons upon the accident. Earlier, the press center reported on complete liquidation of the accident.

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