the First step in a large scale waste disposal “of Usolehimprom” will be the content analysis of the 16 tanks that Rosatom considered the most dangerous of all, discovered on the territory of the former chemical plant.
As reported TASS with reference to the acting the Governor of Irkutsk region Igor Kobzev, specialists of radiation-chemical protection take samples of the chemicals contained in these tanks and will hold their Express-analysis in a mobile laboratory that is deployed at the site.
In the future, samples will be sent to the scientific center in Moscow for closer examination. In the future, will decide on the method of their liquidation.
Understanding the composition of the chemicals will allow the specialists of the defense Ministry and Rosatom to develop a waste management plan with the measures for chemical safety for professionals working with toxic substances, and for local residents. In particular, the military would mount installation water curtain around the tank. In the next three months, the agencies plan to eliminate five tanks. Each will take about 3-4 days.
the Military has assured that the elimination of the tanks will have no impact on the operation of enterprises that are near the “Usolehimprom”. Note that according to the administration of Usolye-Siberian, on the site of the former chemical plant was about 40 legal entities, 11 of which are active businesses. Regional authorities are ready to provide them with new land plots and to help with the transfer of the business to them.
Recall that the “road map” for the disposal of accumulated dangers “of Usolehimprom” should be ready by the end of October. “Rosatom” held a survey of the territory, according to him, it is about 2 million tons of waste of varying severity which are located on the 16 square kilometers. Also at the site are about 400 buildings and structures.