Rally against dust will be held in Khabarovsk region

Inhabitants of settlement Vanino in the Khabarovsk Krai will hold a rally against dust generated during coal handling at the local port, reports “Interfax”.

According to a member of the initiative group of Docker Alexander Egorov, the event is coordinated in a thousand or more people. It will be held on Sunday, January 29, at Mayakovsky square.

“Residents of Vanino concerned that the program of environmental measures in recent years taken more than once, and in fact at the moment it is still only on the purchase of the port guns (to deal with coal dust when handling — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), “—said Egorov.

The CEO of the port of Vanino Valery Balakin noted that the company acquired four additional snegogenerator which will be delivered in February. It is also planned to use a vacuum apparatus and to protect all the area with coal. “All of this should lead to a significant reduction in dusting. In addition, we are now more strict approach to the requirements of crane operators and drivers of trucks running coal to the technological rules were made more clearly,” he said.

In turn, the Governor of Khabarovsk territory Vyacheslav Shport instructed to address environmental issues to create a working group, which should include specialists, members of regional government, and the community.

As reported by DV, in January Egorov recorded a video message to Russian President Vladimir Putin, which talked about pollution from the discharge of coal. After that Docker was deprived of the award for violation of labor discipline. It is noted that environmental monitoring has not fixed excess of norms of contamination. However, local residents regularly complain to the administration on coal dust.