24.08.12.Gibel fish in the river Costa

Ecology

24.08.12.Iz-for release of industrial waste in water p. Costa (Vologda region), killing more than 317 thousand fish. Material damage caused by water biological resources, estimated at $ 7 million.

Master and senior foreman water management chief power JSC "Severstal" Viktor Zakharov and Evgeny Ants go on trial for the death of fish in the river Costa. Material damage caused by water biological resources, estimated at $ 7 million, according to prosecutors.

According to the investigators, these workers have ignored the requirements of sanitary and environmental regulations and not organized properly operation of hydraulic structures — storage of liquid chemical waste and slurry pipeline trunk between them.

As a result of the breakthrough of the main slurry pipeline and the uncontrolled dumping unfiltered sludge process water in the river was polluted Costa 2 km of the river, the maximum allowable concentrations of pollutants are exceeded at times. The accident killed the fish — more than 317 thousand units. A criminal case has been referred to Cherepovets Town Court.

Source: ABNEWS

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