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16 May 2018, 13:07

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Ukraine must admit inspectors to its hazardous facilities – LPR and DPR joint statement

LUGANSK, May 16 (Lugansk Media Centre) – There is no environmental hazard in the LPR and the DPR, as safety monitoring is regular at potentially hazardous enterprises, while Ukraine must admit inspectors to its vital facilities to prevent a disaster, according to the joint statement of ecological inspections teams of the two Republics.

"The most dangerous enterprises on the Ukrainian territory are:

Avdeyevka Coke and Chemical Plant;

Dzerzhinsk phenol plant;

Donetsk Chemical and Steel Factory;

Azovstal Steel Plant;

Konstiantynivskyi Chemical Plant;

Mariupol Illich Steel and Iron Works;

Slavyansk Sodium Plant;

Korotchenko, Artyema, Yuzhnaya mines;

Severodonetsk Azot Association;

Private Company LINIK;

Research and Production Enterprise Zarya;

Lugansk thermal power plant in Schastye;

Landfill for solid waste of chemical plants located outside Fugarovka.

All these enterprises and companies store hazardous materials, which can cause a major ecological catastrophe if infiltrate groundwater or soil due to the negligence of Ukrainian authorities.

Hundreds of thousand people are exposed to danger," the report says.

"Ukraine has to admit LPR, DPR, Russian and international experts to its facilities," said the commission headed by the LPR Minister of Natural Resources and Ecological Safety, head of LPR ecological committee Viktor Gribachev and the DPR Emergencies Ministry head, chairman of the Joint committee on control of the safety of vital facilities located in Kiev-controlled territories Alexey Kostrubitskiy.

LuganskMediaCentre — 16 May — Lugansk