The plant for the production of titanium dioxide in Armyansk in Northern Crimea stopped all eight furnaces. This was announced by Deputy General Director of the enterprise Andrey Dogadov the TV channel “Crimea 24”, reports “Interfax”.
“Yesterday stopped the last oven” – quote Dogadova.
He noted that the furnace stopped during the whole of last week. According to him, as stopping the furnaces the water used in the production, sent to kislotostabilen. In particular, at the moment, served the order of 44.5 thousand cubic meters per day, capacity will increase to 52 thousand cubic meters.
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 August 24, residents reported that on the metallic objects, the roofs of houses, leaves of 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.
It was also reported that due to emissions of chemicals 61 injured, the Ukrainian border guard. Five of them were hospitalized, they are now in the Odessa clinical hospital of the gpsu, and today will announce the results of their tests. All feel well.