Chemical emission in Crimea: situation normalized

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is noted that "Crimean Tytan" plant completely stopped its work
17:14, 11 September 2018

Facebook of Andry Hordeev

The situation with the chemical emission at "Crimean Tytan" plan situated in annexed Crimea has normalized as it stopped the work. Andry Hordeev, the Head of Kherson Regional City Administration claimed this as Interfax-Ukraine reported.

"As for today, the situated has normalized. We hold the total monitoring of "Crimean Tytan" concerning the territory controlled by Ukraine. Since the morning of September 10, we do not observe the working plant. The pipes of the enterprise do not puff. We have particular information and with probability of 90% we can say that the plant does not workd," Hordeev noted.

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He noted that it is necessary to pass "Crimean Tytan" plant in the management of Ukraine to prevent such situations in future.

"This plant was never glorious for ecological standards or care about people. It constantly poisons people, it only depends on the concentration of the hazardous substances," Hordeev emphasized.

Related: 'Tytan' plant didn't stop work in Crimea, - Kherson State Administration Chairman

The Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs published the results of the space imagery that confirms that the plant completely stopped its work.

"On the results of the held analysis of the data of the space imagery, it can be seen that the production process at the chemical plant "Crimean Tytan" was stopped: the signs of the gas extraction from the pipes are absent, the significant decrease of the number of the official and private vehicles is noted," the message said.

Ministry of temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine

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.   

Related: Chemical emission in Crimea: Five Ukrainian border guards hospitalized

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”.  

Related: Criminal proceeding for air pollution on border with Crimea opened

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.  

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