In schools and kindergartens of Kherson region, which are located in zones of possible losses in the result of chemical emissions at the factory “Titanium investment” (formerly “Crimean Titan” – ed.) in the Crimea, temporarily suspended the educational process. About it reports a press-service of the Kherson regional state administration.
“To prevent unwanted consequences on the facts of pollution by harmful substances in atmospheric air as a result of the activities of the plant “Titan investment”, which is now located on the territory of the occupied Crimea, to suspend the educational process in schools and kindergartens, which are located in zones of possible losses”, – is spoken in the decision of the regional Commission on questions tekhnogenno-ecological safety and emergency situations in the region.
In addition, previously closed crossing points on the PPC “Kalanchak and Chaplinka” set health points.
Also, according to the order, you need to hold the health of children-residents of settlements possible destruction in children’s recreation camps of the region, and undertake awareness-raising work among the population to raise awareness of the rules broad prevention policies.
As a reminder, PPC “Chaplinka and Kalanchak” temporarily closed for entry to the Crimea due to the chemical emissions of the plant “Crimean Titan”. Gordeev also previously reported that base on Arbat arrow is ready to accept evacuees from the disaster area children, as from the Crimea and Kherson region, if a decision is made to evacuate.
As previously reported, in the city 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.