Oil spill in Vologda region

Publish date: January 30, 2007

Oil spill in Vologda region occurred on the 683rd kilometer of oil pipeline Ukhta-Yaroslavl on January, 19.

During one day the oil spill volume increased from seven to 48 cubic metres. According to the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergency Management and Natural Disasters Response (EMERCOM) in Vologda region, there was no danger for nature in general, as the oil spill occurred far from water reservoirs.

“As far as the territory of polluted area increased, there is a big danger for plants and the ground”, the EMERCOM confirmed. A team of workers continues elimination of the oil spill, RusEnergy reports.