Voronezh prosecutors revealed many violations in the work of local branch of “Transammiak” at the facility of which in June this year there was a leak. The accident happened near the village of Lipyagi, Ternovo district, on ammonia pipeline “Tolyatti – Odessa”. As a result of the accident a dangerous substance has got into the soil and river Sukhoi Karachan.
Experts monitored the excess concentration of ammonia in the soil and in the air for a week. Now the situation has returned to normal. Now the amount of damage that has been caused to the environment is being established.
Officials of “Transammiak” company, which is responsible for the incident, will have to pay for the mistakes. The prosecutor’s office drew up a report with the articles of ‘non-compliance with rules and regulations for the prevention and elimination of emergency situations “,” concealment or misrepresentation of environmental information “,” emission of harmful substances into the air. ” As a result imposed fines summed up to 300 thousand rubles.
Head of the Voronezh branch of Transammiak was obliged to eliminate all violations and punish those responsible.
After receiving the report of Rostekhnadzor (state technical supervisory watchdog) with conclusions about the causes of the accident Voronezh interdistrict environmental prosecutor took the materials from the production department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ternovsk region and pass them to Gribanovsky Interdistrict Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the Voronezh region – told the Internet newspaper “Vremya Voronezh” the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office in the Voronezh region. – Now, investigators performing the checking.