Four main versions of the accident at the Norilsk CHPP were named
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Four main versions of the accident at the Norilsk CHPP were named

14 October , 11:55SocietyPhoto: МК
Rostekhnadzor (Federal Service for Environmental, Technological, and Nuclear Supervision), in its investigation of the May accident at the CHPP-3 in Norilsk, has decided on the main versions, but it is too early to talk about the results, said the head of the Yenisei department of the department Andrey Khodosevich.

"During the investigation, the following versions are considered: first, design flaws that caused an incorrect distribution of the load on the pile foundation; the second is a violation during the execution of construction and installation works, which led to poor-quality performance of the pile foundation; the third is the climatic impact and the fourth is the violation of safety rules during the operation of the facility", - RIA Novosti quotes Khodosevich as saying.

Currently, a visiting meeting of the Federation Council is taking place in Krasnoyarsk. There Khodosevich noted that although it is too early to talk about the results of the investigation, "taking into account what happened, Rostechnadzor has taken additional measures to prevent such accidents".

Rosrybolovstvo (Russian Federal Fisheries Agency) estimated the damage to fish resources from an accident in Norilsk 3.6 billion rubles, reports Interfax. The department states that it will take at least 15 years to restore fish stocks.

"Great damage has been done to fish species in the Red Book. These are Siberian sturgeon, muksun, nelma, whitefish. Laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of oil products in the fish - at the present time the fish can no longer be eaten. In physical terms, the damage amounted to 8,907 tons, in monetary terms, taking into account the cost of fish - 3.615 billion rubles", - said the head of the Yenisei Territorial Administration of the Federal Agency for Fisheries Andrey Golonopulos.

Earlier it was reported that after the accident at TPP-3, oil products penetrated into the soil by at least 2-5 cm. According to the results of the study of samples, the territory of contamination covers the floodplains of the Bezymyanny stream, the Daldykan and Ambarnaya rivers.

Let us also remind you that four criminal cases were initiated into the spill. At the scene of the accident, more than 700 tons of oil mixture have already been collected, more than 14 thousand square meters have been treated with sorbent. m of the polluted coastal zone.

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