Oil spill on the river Angara liquidated, according to RIA Novosti Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Irkutsk Oblast Vladimir Sklyarov.
Spot width of three to four meters and a length of up to four kilometers along the right bank canals curve was found on Wednesday evening, June 27, in the waters of the Angara River, said the administration Angarsk municipality.
"Employees of the East Siberian river navigation and small boat inspectorate EMERCOM Russia's Irkutsk region immediately began their localization. In this study involved 21 men and three boats. Installed on the river 150 meters of protective booms. Sami spots treated sorbent, "- said the deputy minister.
According to him, at the scene of sampled water. It is staffed by representatives of Rospotrebnadzor Rosprirodnadzor Hydromet. The prosecutor's office began checking the Irkutsk region in fact an oil slick on the water surface.
As previously reported, with reference to the administration of the Angarsk MO, stain, presumably, is a result of the dredge and self-propelled barge, leading in the area of gravel extraction.