Eight furnaces were extinguished at the plant for the production of titanium dioxide in Armyansk, North Crimea. Andrii Dohadov, Vice-General-Director of the enterprise claimed this on the air of Crimea 24, as Interfax reports.
'The last furnace was stopped yesterday,' Dohadov is quoted.
He noted that the furnaces were extinguishing during the whole last week. According to him, in process of stopping, the water used in the manufacture was directed to the septic tank. In particular, as of now, about 44.5 thousand cubic meters per day are being supplied, the volume is planned to be increased by 52 thousand cubic meters.
As we reported, an unknown substance was discharged in the air in Armyansk, North Crimea. A greasy mud with a yellow shade appeared on metallic objects, roofs, and leaves on the trees.
Later, Sergey Aksyonov, “head” of the annexed Crimea claimed that the situation with the discharge of the unknown substance in the air goes beyond the norms.
Moreover, toxic chemicals were detected in the air in the Kherson region, southern Ukraine.
Refat Chubarov, Chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ Mejlis claimed that the evacuation of the children due to the emission of the unknown substance has begun in Armyansk.
Earlier it was reported that the hit of the shells at the technological tanks during the training of the detachments of the Armed Forces of Russia became the reason for the chemical emission at the plant “Crimean Tytan”.
On September 6, it was reported that the plant on the production of the titanium dioxide, the subsidiary of “Titanium investments” in Crimean Armyansk will completely stop to work on Sunday, September 9.
Reportedly, 61 Ukrainian border guards were affected by the emission of chemicals. Five of them have been hospitalized. They are in Odessa Clinical Hospital of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGS), the results of their tests will be known today.