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An anti-pollution dam was installed to prevent the propagation of the pollutantCatastrophe - An anti-pollution dam has been installed to prevent the propagation of the pollutant
is a drama for theA multi-day monitoring . On Monday, Lake Geneva was touched by a large spill of hydrocarbons. Nearly 500 liters of diesel are poured into the rainwater network of Evian-les-Bains, . The relief was alerted around 15 hours while the pollution had already begun to spread in the lake waters, reports .
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The firefighters of Haute-Savoie and the nautical brigade of the gendarmerie intervened on the premises. To limit the risks of pollution, an anti-pollution dam was installed on the lake around 16 hours, adds. The sector will be monitored for several days, time to rule out a long-term pollution risk. This spill would be accidental.
According to firefighters, it would come from the leak of a tank within a company, located about 600 meters from the lake, indicates. A retention tray had been installed on the company's website, but it could not prevent hydrocarbons from flowing through the pipelines of the city, then in Lake Geneva. The tank was drained this Tuesday. fishing vessel
bad weather. End of orange vigilance in the southeast and in high corsican prey to thunderstorms .
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