Pompeo has offered assistance in the aftermath of the oil spill in Norilsk

the US is ready to help Russia in the aftermath of spilled diesel fuel after the accident at the CHP-3 in Norilsk, tweeted U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

According to him, to hear about the ecological disaster was sad, and America, despite the existing differences between the countries, ready to help with technical professionals.

on may 29, CHP-3, Norilsk-Taimyr energy company, “daughter” of “Norilsk Nickel” has occurred oil spill. From the store turned about 21 thousand tons of diesel fuel. According to Rosprirodnadzor, 6 thousand tons of the total volume leaked into the ground, the rest flowed into the river Daldykan, Barn and their tributaries. In the “Norilsk Nickel” consider that the cause of the accident lies in changing the climate of the region — the permafrost melts, and because of this, under the fuel tank dipped bottom and the tank with a diesel engine came off the bottom.

the spill attracted more than 500 people and over 70 units. Now rescuers have localized the spill. Four criminal cases are brought. As part of the investigation arrested and imprisoned foreman TETS-3 Vyacheslav Starostin.