According to the office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, at least 150 tons of motor oil allegedly got into the Dnieper due to the emergency at the Kakhovka hydroelectric power station. It has been reported DEA News.
It has not been ruled out that there is a risk of 300 tons of fuel leaking into the water area.
“Members of the National Security and Defense Council have been informed that at least 150 tons of motor oil entered Dnipro, there is a risk of leakage of more than 300 tons,” Zelensky’s office said.
Other details on the situation in the region and the consequences of the emergency at Kakhovskaya HEPP were not called.
On the night of June 6, the upper part of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station was destroyed in the Kherson region, near Novaya Kakhovka. Dozens of settlements began to flood, including Kherson and New Kakhovka.
Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of breaking the dam. There is also a version that the accident occurred due to “old damage”. The Ukrhidroenergo company stated that the station was completely destroyed and cannot be restored.
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