In Pavlodar region seized half a ton of radiation-contaminated fish

In Pavlodar region seized half a ton of radiation-contaminated fish.  Photo: www.meta.kzPavlodar. June 7. Kazakhstan Today — in Pavlodar region seized a large consignment of fish, the background radiation is 2.5 times higher than the maximum permissible level, reports Kazakhstan Today.

As the head of the department of environmental and veterinary police department internal affairs of Kuandyk Baibolov, hazardous material was found in the course of preventive operations "spawning".

"The village of Aksu Pogranichnik rural area was arrested car" Volkswagen Passat "under the 54-year resident of Ekibastuz. During the inspection of the vehicle in the cabin were found and seized 15 bags of different kinds of fish (carp, crucian carp), weighing more than 435 kilograms," — K. Baibolov said, adding that "taking fish was sent to the veterinary examination."

According to experts the radiation background of this fish is 2.5 times higher than the maximum permissible level.

Environmental police found the origin of the dangerous fish. It turned out that she was caught in a technical lake, where sewage and sewage water treatment plant of the city of Aksu. Fishing in the reservoir is strictly prohibited.

In this incident conducted preliminary examination, the results of which will be further action.

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