The Prosecutor's office opened a criminal case on the fact of the oil spill in the Urals

Sverdlovsk Prosecutor’s office has opened a criminal investigation into the oil spill near Alapayevsk. We will remind, the incident occurred in the forest. According to the results of laboratory studies revealed an increased content of soil contaminants 13 times. It is reported STRC “Ural”, aired on TV channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”.

“According to the Ministry of natural resources and environment, the damage amounted to more than 680 thousand rubles. The audit materials were sent to the UK for legal evaluation. The office has opened a criminal case under article 254 “soil Contamination, causing harm to the environment,” said senior assistant attorney of the region Marina Kanatova.

Recall information about the pollution of the forest appeared at the beginning of the month. Oil spill found in the forest, the villagers Melkozerova in Alapayevsk district. Now the representatives of the Supervisory authority intend to find the perpetrators of the environmental emergency, to get them to clear the contaminated area of the forest and to pay a large fine.

Text: STRC “Ural”