Norilsk disaster and how TriOS products brought the truth to light

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Norilsk disaster and how TriOS products brought the truth to light

TriOS Mess- und Datentechnik
Published by TriOS Mess- und Datentechnik in Produkte · Monday 10 Aug 2020
At the end of May, more than 20,000 tons of diesel leaked from a thermal power plant tank in Norilsk, Russia, polluting long stretches of the Ambarnaya river and the 70 kilometer long Lake Pyasino. As a result, a state of emergency was declared nationwide. The operator of the power plant was ordered to take over all cleaning work completely.

The Ambarnaja River flows into Lake Pyasino and then continues into the Arctic Ocean via another river. Dams have been built to hold back the mineral oil and thus officially contain the spread.

Hydrogeologist Schora Kavanosyan doubted these results and set out on his own to find answers. Equipped with a TriOS enviroFlu and a TriBox mini, he approached the pollution from the sea side and carried out measurements in the area that was officially considered non-contaminated. This measurement revealed that there is indeed an increased PAH load there and that the official reporting cannot be credible.

Under the following link you will find a detailed interview with Kavanosyan, in which he talks about his journey and his findings. (Video russian, subtitles available):

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