04 May 2006 13:51 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS news)--About 200 kilograms of hazardous divinyl leaked from the Voronezhsintezkauchuk synthetic rubber plant on Thursday, Russia's Rosprirodnadzor environmental agency said.
Rosprirodnadzor inspectors were monitoring the pollution caused by the leak, the agency's deputy head Oleg Mitvol said in a statement.
Voronezhsintezkauchuk is yet to comment on the incident but its production was understood to remain unaffected by the leak. In October, the plant was briefly shut down after one of its styrene-processing facilities exploded, killing one worker.
A subsidiary of the Russian petchem holding Sibur, Voronezhsintezkauchuk (Voronezh Rubber Co) is based in ?xml:namespace>
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