In the Kremlin commented on the situation with the landfill in Volokolamsk


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The Kremlin does not undertake to assess the situation around the landfill “Sound” in Volokolamsk near Moscow, considering that the jurisdiction of MOE and regional authorities. This was stated press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, the correspondent “reports”.

According to Peskov, the Kremlin is watching the story with a dump and is in constant contact with the leadership of the Moscow region. “But with regard to the nature of this situation — emergency or non-emergency, it is unlikely the President’s office was the place that was competent to give such estimates. It can only do or the regional authorities or the relevant units of the Ministry,” — said the representative of the Kremlin. He added that the local authorities are trying to solve the problem, but to do it in one day is impossible.

The administration of the city district planned to introduce a regime of emergency in the municipality. Later, the Vice-Governor of the Moscow region Alexander Chuprakov told the radio station “Moscow speaking” that it is a premature measure and enter it until you have. According to officials, the alert, residents began to issue respirators and masks, the dump is on duty around the clock, emergency workers and employees of the landfill to prevent the release of landfill gas.

After 21 March several dozen students went to the doctors with complaints of dizziness, nausea, vomiting and nasal bleeding, the inhabitants of Volokolamsk demanded from local authorities to close the landfill. A few weeks in the city held a protest, lost his job, district head Eugene Gavrilov.

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