Yakutia 24 TV channel reported with the reference to the Regional Prosecutor’s Office Press Service: Nera LLC gold mining company polluted the Maly Delegennyakh and Spartak streams in the Oymyakon region of the republic.
“We set that the company did not take appropriate measures to protect the surface water bodies, which resulted in suspended solids, iron, copper, zinc content in water,” the statement says. The inspection identified violations of fire safety rules in the forests.
The Yakut Environmental Prosecutor’s Office initiated eight administrative cases against Nera LLC and its official. Upon the case consideration, the perpetrators were fined in total for 290 thousand rubles.