The plant “Crimean Titan”, Armyansk is located in the North temporarily occupied by Russia territory of Crimea, where there are emissions of harmful chemicals, visually stopped working. It is reported by the head of the Kherson regional state administration Andrey Gordeev on the page in Facebook.
“Visually “Titan” stopped! Waiting for confirmation!”, – wrote the head of the state administration.
Earlier it was reported that as a result of jimmyproof injured nearly four dozen Ukrainian border guards. Ukrainian police began investigating the matter.
We will remind, in the town of Armyansk in the North annexed the Crimea there was an emission into the atmosphere of substances of unknown origin. On metal objects, rooftops, on the leaves of the trees formed oily coating having a yellowish tint. First, the representatives of the occupation authorities did not recognize the problem, but on 4 September the “Crimean government” for the first time stated that the maximum permissible concentration of sulfur dioxide in Armyansk and nearby towns exceeded the norm. Children were evacuated, local residents encouraged to spend less time outdoors.
Plant for the production of titanium dioxide – a branch of LLC “Titanium investment” will completely suspend operations on Sunday, September 9.
Sulfur dioxide, or sulfur oxide (IV) – sulfur compound with the oxygen composition of SO2. Under normal conditions, this colorless gas with a characteristic pungent smell (smell of a lighted match). Very toxic. Symptoms of poisoning with sulphurous gas are runny nose, cough, hoarseness, severe sore throat and a peculiar taste. Inhalation of sulfur dioxide higher concentrations, asphyxiation, speech disorder, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, and possible acute pulmonary edema.