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Workers wear gas masks to clean up polluted streams when tank cars overturn

Hangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau held a news conference at 16:00 on the 18th, saying that the leakage pollution of tank cars in Tonglu, Zhejiang Province, which happened on the national highway 320, had been basically controlled, and Fuyang City, which had previously stopped water intake and tap water supply, had resumed water supply at 15:00

the reporter learned from Hangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau that 25.8 tons of tetrachloroethane leaked from the overturned tank truck on national highway 320 in Tonglu, Zhejiang Province at 3 am on the 18th. After emergency treatment, 17.8 tons of tetrachloroethane was intercepted and absorbed, and about 8 tons of tetrachloroethane entered the stream near the accident site, which was about 2 km away from Fuchun River. According to the investigation, the vehicle is owned by Quzhou Huafeng Logistics Co., Ltd. with the license plate number of “zhehe 7390” and loaded with tetrachloroethane entrusted by Zhejiang Quzhou Juhua Group Co., Ltd

tetrachloroethane has anesthetic and inhibitory effects on the central nervous system, and can cause liver, kidney and myocardial damage

in order to ensure safety, Fuyang municipal government has issued an announcement to suspend water intake from Fuchun River from 12:00 noon on the 18th. Judging from the monitoring results and hydrological data, the drinking water intake in Hangzhou was not affected that morning

after the accident, Hangzhou city and local government launched the emergency plan for environmental emergencies, organized personnel to set up dams at both ends of the tetrachloroethane leakage ditch and downstream ditch to intercept and collect the surface leakage and prevent the further spread of pollution

the monitoring data at noon on the 18th showed that the substance was not detected in the water samples collected at 8 a.m. in the sections of Tonglu to Fuyang narrow river bridge and Fuchunjiang bridge. 1n addition, according to the latest monitoring data on the afternoon of 18, the matter was not detected at the entrance of Fuchun River< Hu Wei, director of Hangzhou Environmental Protection Bureau, said that at present, the leakage pollutants are within the controllable range, and according to the situation, it will not affect the drinking water in Hangzhou. Hangzhou Environmental Protection Department will closely monitor to ensure water safety copyright notice: This article is reproduced from the network media, only represents the author’s point of view, and has nothing to do with this website. 1f the information column articles and comments violate your legal rights, please call to let us know and we will deal with them in time

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