US News The fire on the offshore container holder of Canada FIBLIT
in Iqaluit, there is oil in the water
© Reuters Jackie Unahah, a municipal employee of Iqaluit supplies the inhabitants. Reuters / Casey Lessard The capital of Nunavut, at the extreme north of Canada, has banned its inhabitants to drink tap water. It feels hydrocarbons. Montreal. From our correspondent the Nunavut government, territory of the Canadian North, said the state of emergency last Thursday. One day after the capital Iqaluit , which has forbidden to its 8,000 inhabitants to drink water of the public network.
The fire aboard the vessel carrying containers off the Canada-American Pacific coast calmed down Monday and did not show any Visible flame, while the containers escaped at sea Friday should not touch Earth, affirmed Canadian coast guards.
"It seems that the burning containers are now only smoking," explained at a press conference the assistant commander of the Mariah McCoey incidents, stating that the flames of the fire are no longer visible and the situation " Go really good ".
"For the moment, strong winds and a strong swell continue to prevent the rescue teams from boarding the ship, but there could be a lodging later in the evening," also affirmed the Coast Guard Canadian in a tweet Monday afternoon.
Russia: 15 dead in the fire of an explosive plant
© Alexis Bisson Explosions or accidental and murderers are common in Russia, because of the obsolescence of infrastructure, often Soviet infrastructure. (Illustration) LP / Alexis Bisson A large fire at a Russian explosive manufacturing plant has made at least 15 dead this Friday, announced the local authorities, specifying that another person was hospitalized with serious burns, And again one was missing. The property is located in the Riazan area, about 200 km south of Moscow.
Saturday, 10 containers carrying unidentified goods caught fire on the Kingston Zim while the ship was waiting to be able to access the Port of Vancouver, forcing the evacuation of 16 members of the crew. The day before, 40 containers had escaped into the Pacific Ocean because of a heated sea, caused by bad weather.
"Containers currently derive about 12 nautical miles off Vancouver Island, making us believe that they will not win the land," said Gillian Oliver, Planning Manager at the position of command. incident, established to respond to this emergency.
No one has been injured and no risk has been identified for marine species, according to the Canadian authorities.
Canadian coastguard work with their American counterparts to locate lost containers.
of the toxic gas generated in the fire of a container holder off Canada
© Canadian Coast Guard / AFP The Canadian Coast Guards have evacuated 16 people from a flame container holder, disengaging since Saturday of toxic gas off the country's Pacific coast, but without the situation with risks to land, affirmed the authorities Sunday.
Some transported dangerous materials such as potassium amylxanthate, a chemical used in the mining industry "which should not be persistent in the environment or have acute aquatic consequences, according to the provincial incident commander Zachary Scher.
Canadian coast guards also say collaborate with the shipowner, Cypriot Danos, to determine what each of the containers transported.
Despite the storm that falls on the region and complicates the work of emergency teams, experts have been conducting Sunday afternoon analyzes of air quality and environment specialists monitor the potential impacts on the Marine ecology.
The cause of the fire on the container carrier is still undetermined, affirmed the Canadian authorities.
26/10/2021 07:14:49 - Montreal () - © 2021 AFP
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