The investigation in Bashkiria has opened a criminal case on the fact that the company "Gazprom Salavat Petrochemical" within two years more than the maximum statutory release poisonous gas into the air, endangering the population of cities Salavat, Ishimbay and nearby towns to the plant, told RIA Novosti on Monday, the prosecutor region.
According to the source, environmental prosecutor's office of Bashkortostan in the numerous references of urban residents Ishimbay Salavat and a strong smell of ammonia in the air, has reviewed and identified the source of toxic emissions is "Gazprom Salavat Petrochemical."
"In 2010, the installation of synthesis gas chemical plant enterprise carries cleaning of gases from ammonia. Emission of harmful gas is produced without authorization or exceed the maximum single standard set by regulatory authorities," — said the representative of the prosecutor's office.
He noted that air pollution settlements ammonia poses a real threat to human health.
According to this criminal case of violation of the rules of the emission of pollutants. Maximum sentence of Article — arrest for up to three months.
The course of a criminal investigation is under control of the prosecutor's office.
RIA Novosti has not yet commented company "Gazprom Salavat Petrochemical."