The employee of the RTN has accused of negligence over the oil spill in Norilsk

with respect To employees of the Department of Rostekhnadzor in the Norilsk Elena Novozhilova prosecuted. She is accused of negligence. This was reported on the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

Novozhilova in November 2017 and December 2018 conducted a scheduled inspection of CHP-3 to Norilsk. According to investigators, an employee of the RTN did not check the emergency tank and revealed the absence of a positive conclusion of industrial safety expertise.

In 2019, the Executive authority of received opinion, which stated shortcomings that need to be addressed. Elena Novozhilova did not initiate unscheduled inspections of the facility, but had to do it.

the Investigative Committee notes that the inaction of the employees of the Rostechnadzor led to the destruction of the integrity of the fuel storage. Subsequently, there was a spill of 21 thousand tons of oil, damage to the environment.

law Enforcement agencies continue their investigation, which will help to establish all circumstances of an event.

the Incident on the territory of CHP-3 of JSC “NTEK”, which is included into group of companies “Norilsk Nickel”, took place on 29 may. The result is sagging of the Foundation of one tank on the road and in the next river, turned about 20 thousand tons of oil products. In fact the incident initiated several criminal cases.