13 March 2019, 12:12

Air in the north of Crimea is polluted with hydrogen chloride. Maximum Allowed Concentration exceeded four times


Over the past week, exceeding in the Maximum Allowed Concentration (MAC) of harmful chemical compounds was recorded in four cities of the occupied Crimea.

The Crimean Department of Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring reported on the received data.

The air in the city of Krasnoperekopsk, according to the “service”, is the most polluted.

According to the observations of two stationary posts (on 50 Let Oktyabrya St. and Mendeleev St.) for March 4 – 11, 2019, the observed deviation in carbon dioxide value was 1.06, and 4.4 for hydrogen chloride, – the “agency” informed.

In the city of Armyansk, MAC values were exceeded for carbon monoxide (1.04) and hydrogen fluoride (1.8).

In Simferopol, MAC values were exceeded for carbon monoxide (1.66) and suspended solids (1.6), in Sevastopol MAC values for suspended solids (1.4) were also exceeded.

On September 14, 2018, it was reported that due to an environmental disaster in the north of the occupied Crimea, the maximum allowed concentration of harmful substances reaches 9 times the excess.

Reportedly, the plant Crimean Titan was trying to eliminate the prerequisites for the repetition of the ecological disaster by drilling ultra-deep wells.