The Minister of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region has resigned

© Photo : Ministry of environment of the Chelyabinsk blastminer of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region Irina Gladkova. Archive photoThe Minister of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region has resigned© Photo : Ministry of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region

The Minister of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region Irina Gladkova, resigned, wrote a letter to the Governor of the region, but it is not yet considered, informed RIA Novosti the press Secretary of the Governor of the region Dmitry Fedechkin.

According to local media reports, recently, the Ministry of environment received many complaints from residents of the region due to air pollution.

«Irina Aleksandrovna (the cook) wrote a letter to the Governor on their own. Boris Alexandrovich (Dubrovsky) will consider it in the near future», — said Fedechkin. The reasons for this decision are not yet known. If the application is approved, will be appointed acting Minister, said the press Secretary of the Governor.

Irina Gladkova October 2014 was appointed acting Minister for radiation and environmental safety of the Chelyabinsk region, and from January 1, 2015 became the Minister of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region.

Earlier in the Roshydromet reported that from 25 September until 1 October 2017 all the posts in the southern Urals recorded the excess of the total beta-activity in samples of radioactive aerosols and fallout. In samples of radioactive aerosols from the observation points Argayash and Novogorny was discovered the radioisotope of ruthenium-106. Later, on September 26-27, the decomposition products of ruthenium-106 were recorded in Tatarstan, on September 27-28, the high contamination of the samples of aerosols and fall-outs identified in the Volgograd and Rostov-on-don, 29 September-3 October ruthenium-106 is recorded by all European countries, starting with Italy and then to Northern Europe.

Ruthenium-106 does not exist in nature, its occurrence in the atmosphere can only be explained by anthropogenic nature, explained by the experts. At the same time, they noted that the concentration of ruthenium-106, recorded in the Chelyabinsk region, is not dangerous. It was reported that the interdepartmental Commission did not reveal violations in the enterprise of Rosatom Mayak (Ozersk, Chelyabinsk oblast), near which were fixed excess concentration of ruthenium-106. According to «Mayak», at the plant in 2017, the sources of ruthenium-106 was not made, the emissions were in the normal routine the values of the radiation background is normal. Dubrovsky called information on the release of ruthenium-106 in the Chelyabinsk region «fake news.»

The Minister of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region has resigned© RIA Novosti, Infografika for the nuclear furnaces

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