MES recorded excess concentration of hydrogen sulfide at the site «Kuchino»

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotobanka ground Kuchino installed torchlight installation for waste disposal. Archival photoMES recorded excess concentration of hydrogen sulfide at the site «Kuchino»© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

A single exceedance of maximum permissible concentration of hydrogen sulfide recorded in the area of solid waste landfill «Kuchino», reported on the website EMERCOM of Russia.

«During the day on the posts HPBW «mosekomonitoring» in the area of solid waste landfill «Kuchino» was recorded a single exceedance of maximum allowable concentrations for hydrogen sulfide», — stated in the message.

According to the forecast meteorologist and Center «Antistikhia» on Sunday in Moscow and Moscow region meteorological conditions will not lead to the deterioration of the ecological environment is added to the message.

In the course of a straight line June 15, 2017 to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin asked the residents of the houses in one of the districts of Balashikha who live near «Kuchino». The landfill is more than 50 years and has become visible from space — it takes around 50 hectares. Putin on 22 June, has demanded in the shortest terms to prepare the examination and the documents on the ground that the landfill was closed in the near future. Pursuant to the instructions of the President of the Moscow region government decided to close immediately «Kuchino». The Governor instructed to provide funds for its restoration in 2018-2019.

In early December last year, residents of the capital again began to complain of unpleasant smells. The Ministry of ecology and nature management of the Moscow region denied the involvement of the polygon to the spread of these odors. Experts have referred to the data of Roshydromet. According to him, on 6 December, the wind direction in the area of the polygon was «from Moscow» — southwest, December 7 and 8 — southern, 9 Dec — South West, 12-14 December, the wind was North-West, from the landfill, «Kuchino». However, with the distance of the odors could not be felt in the center and North of the capital.

Later progress on the ground «Kuchino» personally supervised by the Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov. After inspecting the system, pumping of landfill gas and high temperature of the torch, the head of region has held meeting on which representatives of the Ministry of ecology of Moscow region, the emergency situations Ministry, Rospotrebnadzor, Roshydromet and other agencies again discussed the causes of unpleasant odors in the South-East of the capital, and in Balashikha, Reutov and Lubertsy.