The regions of Russia may occur scale chemical collapse

Large-scale man-made disasters threaten stopped by the chemical industry, for disposal facilities which no money.

Enterprises engaged in the USSR production of chemical weapons, threaten serious man-made disaster a number of Russian regions. The fact that the production stopped in need of disposal, for which there is no money.

Of hazardous enterprises — JSC "Khimprom" (Volgograd). It produces chemical weapons based on chlorine. For decades, waste water and solid waste is dumped in the tailings pond "White Sea", located 200 meters from the Volga. Dispose of a half million cubic meters of waste need to 11.15 billion rubles.

More production,

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The first phase of construction of Yaya refinery finished!

October 9 in the Kuzbass launched the first phase Yaya refinery — is a unique strategic site for the Kuzbass economy and for the development of the fuel and energy complex of the country.

Construction is the company "NEFTEKHIMSERVIS." In the first stage of construction invested about 16 billion rubles. Total investments — up to 2017 will be about 57 billion rubles.

Stage of commissioning will take several months, after which the first phase will reach its design capacity — 3 million tons of oil a year. The main products of the company at this stage will light fraction

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The damage to the State of Alabama as a result of the tornado, is $ 2 billion

The damage caused by a series of tornadoes the U.S. state of Alabama, is about $ 2 billion, said to journalists after a meeting with representatives of the insurance companies Head of Insurance Alabama Jim Riedlingen.

"For all the time in the insurance business, I have never seen such a devastating and widespread disaster" — was quoted as saying by ITAR-TASS.Recall, on April 30 reported that the number of victims of the devastating tornadoes in the U.S. has grown to 329 people. By some estimates, at least one thousand 700 people were injured. We know that in some states,

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In the U.S., floods and droughts are becoming commonplace

During the first decade of the 21st century, the damage from natural disasters totaled $ 130 billion. Torrential rains, snowfalls, terrible floods and severe droughts — signs of a new extreme weather in the U.S., which was always observed due to climate change, say scientists and government planners, reports Reuters.

"We are used to certain conditions, and the fact that we are seeing in recent times, is different from the usual observable pattern. This situation is beyond our understanding, "- said the study climate researcher, University of Texas Heyhou Catarina.

Also a strong influence on the climate has

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The number of victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan has exceeded 15 thousand people

The number of victims of the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan has grown to 15,019 people. This was reported by the National Police Agency of the country.

According to police, the number of missing in six prefectures of the country amounted to 9506 people. According to ITAR-TASS, deployed in 18 regions of temporary shelters for evacuees are still 114,000 people.

Damage to Japan because of the disaster, according to authorities, more than 25 trillion yen (308 billion dollars). Another 11 trillion yen (133 billion dollars) can be estimated the damage

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Earthquake on the island of Honshu, do not stop

Along the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu at 00:15 on Moscow earthquake with magnitude of 5.8. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was in the Pacific Ocean, 239 km south-east of the city of Sendai and 270 kilometers east of the city of Fukushima. Hearth lies at a depth 29.9 miles under the ocean floor. Data on the impact of the earthquake have been reported yet, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

According to preliminary government estimates, the damage from Japan's natural disaster could exceed 25 trillion yen (308 billion dollars, according to

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Independent expert report Putin. Corruption

Introduction

Decade of Vladimir Putin is more associated with 2 very negative for the strange phenomenon — an unusually increased arbitrariness and corruption.

The level of corruption Our homeland is in 154th place out of 178 countries. These data are an influential international organization Transparency International for 20101. Next to us are more backward countries in Africa (Congo, Guinea-Bissau), and Papua — Bimbo Guinea and Tajikistan. Transparency International has recognized Russia's most corrupt state in the middle of the leading countries of the world, members of the "Big Twenty". Our colleagues in the BRIC countries — Brazil, China, India

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Arctic cleaning of accumulated debris will take at least eight years

Cleaning the islands of Franz Josef Land on the program developed by the experts of the Council on the assessment of the productive forces (SOPS), will take at least eight years to realize it the government plans to allocate 8.5 billion rubles, the deputy chairman of CSPF on the environment and natural resources, chief of environmental Expedition Anatoly Shevchuk.

In April 2010, Vladimir Putin, who was then Prime Minister, visited the Franz Josef Land, and spoke of the need to hold a "spring cleaning" in the Arctic. According to experts, in the archipelago of abandoned barrels of 40-60 thousand tons

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A new earthquake in north-east Japan

New strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 shook the northeast today Japan. It was felt in the Japanese capital, including the representation of the ITAR-TASS news agency. Authorities said the threat of a tsunami.

Meanwhile, the number of victims of the March 11 earthquake exceeded 13.2 thousand. Missing among the 14 274 people. Most of those killed in the prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima and Iwate. According to authorities, the element completely or partially destroyed over 150,000 buildings, leaving at least 25 million tons of debris. The damage caused by natural

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Storm in the heat. A collection of facts about the weather in the U.S.

Americans are used to living in conditions of extreme heat and strong winds Pazrushitelnye storms and heat, which put the north-eastern part of the U.S. to the brink of crisis, it is not an exception but rather the rule. Such extreme weather events in the United States are common.

For all the measurements, the highest temperature in the U.S. was recorded in Death Valley, California — July 10, 1913 the mercury in the thermometer reached the mark of 56 degrees Celsius. In 1934, New Hampshire had the highest recorded wind speed — 103 meters per second.

According to the

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