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Land and water are polluted: an environmental disaster in the Kharkov region after the invaders struck an oil depot (photo, video)

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After the enemy attack on the oil depot in Kharkov, which occurred on February 10, a difficult environmental situation developed in the region – according to preliminary data, about 3,000 tons of products ended up on Wednesday.

Specialists of the State Environmental Inspectorate in the Kharkov region took water samples from 9 sites in the city of Kharkov and the region, namely in the Uda River.

Photo of the State Environmental Inspectorate

An algorithm of actions has been developed to prevent the movement of harmful substances along the Uda River, which flows into the Seversky Donets River, and a place has been determined where measures will be taken to stop the movement of petroleum products using port infrastructure barriers and disinfection of water resources using sorbent.

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Photo of the State Environmental Inspectorate

The administration notes that according to the results of preliminary studies, petroleum products did not get into sources of drinking water.

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Photo of the State Environmental Inspectorate

The State Environmental Inspectorate of the Kharkov region reported that oil products entered the Nemyshlya River and further downstream into the Lopan, Udy, and Kharkov rivers. When leaving the Udy River near the village. Khoroshevo and s. An oil slick of considerable size was discovered in Temnovka, which continues to move downstream.

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Let us remind you that after the “arrivals” of two suicide bombers, a leak of ignited fuel occurred at the oil depot. The fire mixture engulfed four streets and the houses of local residents burned down. That night in Kharkov, seven people died, including a family with three small children.

Photo of the State Environmental Inspectorate in the Kharkov region

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Author: Irina GAL, “FACTS”

Source: Fakty

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