Unscheduled checks at all chemically dangerous objects to be held in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The checks should be held until the end of the year
16:00, 21 July 2021

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The unscheduled checks at the chemically dangerous objects will be held in Ukraine after the emergency at the Rivneazot as Interior Minister of Ukraine Denys Monastyrsky reported.

“To prevent and avoidance of such emergencies, we believe that it is necessary to hold unscheduled joint checks of all chemically dangerous objects of the first and second levels of the chemical threat,” Monastyrsky said.

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The minister added that the checks will be held until the end of the year; they will be held by the State Labour Service of Ukraine, State Emergency Service and State Ecology Service.

As we reported, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine claimed that the cause of the accident at the Rivneazot nitrogen plant may be the inconsistency between the pipeline material and the stated characteristics of the manufacturer.

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As it was reported earlier, on July 20, there was an explosion at Rivneazot, the nitrogen plant in Rivne city. An orange cloud covered the city. No one was injured in the blast. According to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, no chemically dangerous substances were detected in the air as a result of the accident.

The employees of the State Environmental Inspectorate of Ukraine are taking soil samples to run the environment expertise in the area of Rivneazot nitrogen plant.


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