The Ministry of natural resources: the ecosystem recovery after the incident in Norilsk will go from 10 years

“the Situation is very serious, because it is the Arctic,” — commented the Deputy head of the Ministry of natural resources of the Russian Federation Elena Panova leak of oil products to Norilsk. According to her, the recovery of ecosystems after the incident will take at least 10 years.

As reported “Interfax”, Panov said that the water got 21 thousand tons of diesel fuel, and that “a lot”. To collect petroleum products, no roads, no tanks and burn the oil is impossible, because will be allocated to hazardous substances.

Now the Ministry of natural resources and the MOE are exploring options for elimination of consequences of emergency. Damage is already estimated at billions of rubles, and only on the water, and if you take more and the land — the “much more”, said Panov.

Recall, the spill on-site CHP-3 of JSC “Norilsk-Taimyr energy company” took place on 29 may. Because of the sagging pile Foundation came off the bottom of one of the tanks with diesel fuel that led to the spill of more than 20 thousand tons of oil products. Check the incident began, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, Rosprirodnadzor, the Federal fishery Agency and Ministry of emergency situations.

was filed three criminal cases that were later combined into one and transferred to the Central office SK of the Russian Federation.

on Wednesday in Norilsk, was declared a state of emergency at the Federal level. The area of the oil spill after the accident at the power plant “Norilsk Nickel” in Norilsk amounted to 180 thousand sq. m. Such pollution assessment given by representatives of Prosecutor’s office of Krasnoyarsk Krai with the participation of specialists, the press service of the Supervisory authority.

According to the press service of the Krasnoyarsk Central Directorate of Ministry of emergency situations, currently the territory of the spilled fuel has been pumped out more than 100 tons of oil products. To monitor the situation brought aviation.

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