In Volokolamsk district enters the emergency mode due to landfill “Sound”


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The authorities of the Volokolamsk district plan to introduce a state of emergency in the municipality because of the situation with the domestic waste landfill “Sound”. This was stated by acting head of the district Andrey Vikharev, reports “Interfax”.

“It was decided that we gradually procedure emergency. Tomorrow the meeting of the regional Commission. We will request forces and resources at the regional level. Including financial to respond faster and to help people,” he said, explaining that this mode will allow to solve existing in the municipality of the situation.

According to the floor after a night of emission of landfill gas from the landfill, there were 12-times excess of maximum permissible concentration of harmful substances. “The situation has gone too far. Local authorities and, of course, the polygon has created this problem — was not fulfilled basic requirements of ecological safety were not respected technology,” he said.

The Minister of health of Moscow region Dmitry Markov, in his turn added that his office will prepare the resources for a phased introduction of the measures necessary to reduce the negative impact of the landfill on local residents.

Residents of Volokolamsk require local authorities to eliminate landfill. In several weeks there have been protests, on the background of the resignation was sent to the head of the Volokolamsk district Eugene Gavrilov.

Also on 21 March in Volokolamsk several dozen students went to the hospital with complaints of nausea and dizziness. The Prosecutor General instructed the Prosecutor of Moscow region Alexey Zakharov to check on this fact, children are the decision of the Governor Andrei Vorobyov will provide vouchers to sanatoriums.

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