In the Bashkir city of Sibay, the maximum permissible concentration of sulfur dioxide was recorded to exceed 23.2 times. This is reported on the website of the city administration.
“When conducting measurements of atmospheric air at 18:00 on the street. Nurimanov, 9/1, exceeded the MPC for sulfur dioxide by 23.2 times, ”the report says. It is noted that another three streets recorded an excess of 13.4-17.4 times.
The authorities suggested that they live in the gas pollution zone be accommodated in a temporary accommodation center (TAP).
On February 8, it became known that work began on the flooding of a non-working quarry in which ore smolders and pollutes the air in Sibay.
Residents of the city complained of indisposition because of the smell of sulfur and smog from November. In January, the prosecutor’s office of Bashkiria opened a criminal case on the fact of violation of the rules of emission of pollutants into the atmosphere.