Mass fish kill occurred in the Tomsk economy, possibly because of emissions from CHP


TOMSK, September 6 — RIA Novosti, Sergei Levanenkov. Nearly 10,000 young sturgeon and 2.5 thousand dead carp in fisheries outside Tomsk, presumably due to release of chemicals at TPP "of the Siberian Chemical Plant" (SCC), told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, head of the natural resources of the regional Department of Natural Resources Victor Sirotin .

According to him, there was a fish kill last week in the Company "Tomsk hatchery complex." "There, according to preliminary data, killing about 10,000 specimens of sturgeon and 2.5 thousand carp. This is presumably due to discharges of CHP. Perhaps this is the result of boiler cleaning technology," — said Sirotin.

Currently at the scene drove the representatives of the Department of Natural Resources, Rosprirodnadzor Rosrybolovstva and prosecutors, he added.

In turn, the press service of the SCC agency reported that now the CHP commission works company, which clarifies the circumstances of what happened

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