In Brazil in 200 settlements entered emergency mode after an environmental disaster. In the basin of the river Doce suffered a collapse of the dam that caused the flooding of human settlements. In consequence of this, at least 10 people died.
Brazilian authorities have imposed a state of emergency after the environmental disaster on the river Doce. In her pool was a collapse of a dam that resulted in the flooding appeared in the vicinity of settlements with water containing wastes of metallurgical production.
A state of emergency was introduced in 200 cities of the region. Contaminated with about 62 square km area, over five hundred kilometres of the river. The crash has casualties: killed about 10 people, 15 are missing, according to the publication Noticias MVS.
President Dilma Rousseff has already made a statement. According to his statement, the authorities in power will develop a special programme for the recovery of affected flora and fauna. Also, environmentalists are convinced that it can take up to 100 years.
Earlier Days.Roux wrote that an environmental disaster in residential areas of the County of St. Louis in the USA has led the disposal of radioactive waste right in the city. Despite the assurances of authorities that the level of pollution does not exceed norms, from local residents, medical professionals diagnose cancer and genetic mutations that can be caused by radiation.
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