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Russia will increase the waste

the Chechen radio-activity has reached Saratov
  Russia will increase the waste
the Chechen radio-activity has reached Saratov

In May on Saratov spetskombinat Radon will arrive from the Chechen Republic of a radioactive waste of 100 cubic metre of small and average degree of danger. Them hide far away from insurgents.

In 1965 on a grief Penalties, in 30 km from Grozny, the burial ground has been opened. In it buried the fulfilled equipment used in medicine, geology and the defensive industry (ionising radiation sources Cobalt - 60 Rady - 226 Caesium - 137 Thorium Tully - 170 etc.) . In a burial ground is about 100 cubic metre of a waste. During war the burial place was partially plundered by insurgents. They have withdrawn some containers to fill with their contents demolition charges.
the burial ground is included into structure NPO Radon uniting some enterprises for all country. In the summer of last year the Chechen burial ground for bolshej safeties has been closed by concrete plates for what under Grozny experts left Moscow. And recently Ministry of Atomic Energy has made decision to take out a waste on range - a burial ground Radon located in several kilometres from the Saratov ring road. It is considered most safe in Russia. Here bury a radioactive waste not only from the Saratov region, but also from eight next. 113 cubic metre of a waste, which will arrive in May (100 of the Chechen Republic, 13 - as a makeweight from Dagestan, the North Ossetia and Kabardino - Balkarii), - the volume twice exceeding mid-annual norm of burial places. Thus planned burial places in the Saratov burial ground are not going to refuse.
- in Saratov and so there are three traces, left a Chernobyl radioactive cloud. Much more close to the Chechen Republic other two burial grounds - Rostov and Volgograd and to drag to us a waste from the North Caucasus not so necessarily, - the vice-president of regional committee on ecology Nikolay Petruchenko considers.
At a management Saratov spetskombinata Radon other opinion. The chief engineer spetspredprijatija Arnold Pismennyj has declared to the correspondent that the problem with a burial place in Saratov absolutely zero also operates excitingly only on the politicians, aspiring to pass for patriots (By the way, the chairman Socially - the ecological union of Russia academician Alexey Yablokov too considers that prospective operation is safe). Moreover, according to the engineer Written, in exchange for a burial place Ministry of Atomic Energy promised to put to the enterprise the unique equipment in cost of 100 million roubles - furnaces for fusion of radioactive metal. In Russia such furnaces at anybody are not present, and their use promises new orders: in furnaces radioactive metal is cleared.
neither in Ministry of Atomic Energy, nor in NPO Radon the information on delivery to Saratov of furnaces have not confirmed. And a choice of the Saratov region have explained that it is the closest to the Chechen Republic (a press - service Radon has advised to the correspondent to learn geography).
the First cars with a waste will arrive to the Saratov region in May.

MARINA - SHIROKOV, Saratov