The area of the oil spill after an accident on the main pipeline in the Vladimir region amounted to about a thousand square meters, there is no threat to the environment, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, the regional representative of the central board of MOE.
The accident at the main oil pipeline near the village of October Vyazniky area (143-km oil pipeline "Verhnevolzhskie oil" Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl ') occurred at 21.05 MSK medium. Were immediately closed two valves — in Kovrov Vladimir region and one in Nizhny Novgorod region. Available PE installed booms, preventing the ingress of oil into the water sources.
"The area of the oil spill — 985 square meters. Terrestrial groups are working on recycling," — said the source, adding that "the threat of natural resources and the people there."
For disaster management attracted 144 people and 39 vehicles.