“The reason for filing a statement of claim was the fact of pollution of the waters of the Seiba and Sisim rivers as a result of the destruction of the embankment of the technological settler used by the organization on 19.10.2019. Laboratory studies have established the presence of a significant amount of pollutants, including iron, copper and zinc, ”the conclusion says.

As noted in the prosecutor's office, the interregional department of Rosprirodnadzor previously estimated the damage at more than 362 million rubles.

“During the consideration of the case, the damage caused by river pollution was recalculated and amounted to more than 424 million rubles,” the department added.

At the end of July, the Investigative Committee completed an investigation into the case of the death of 20 people during the breakthrough of dams in the Krasnoyarsk Territory in the fall of 2019.

The breakthrough of the dams of the technological reservoir of the gold mining cooperative took place on October 19, 2019 in the Kuraginsky district of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.