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  • Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergencies held a meeting
    Communications Department of the Secretariat of the CMU, posted 06 February 2023 19:14

    On February 6, an extraordinary meeting of the State Commission on Technogenic and Ecological Safety and Emergencies was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal.

    The Commission considered a number of important issues. In particular, the first item on the agenda was the elimination of consequences of a technological accident at Odesa energy facilities and the implementation of a set of measures aimed at ensuring uninterrupted operation of critical infrastructure and meeting the priority needs of people. Among the speakers was Minister of Energy German Galushchenko. The Ministry of Infrastructure, the Ministry of Energy, the State Emergency Service, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Odesa Regional Military (State) Administration have been given a number of instructions. In particular, to work out the issue of attracting specialized vessels – “floating power plants” – as international assistance, additional supplies of generators to power the city’s critical infrastructure, etc.

    The Commission also considered the restoration of life support systems in de-occupied territories of Kherson region. The Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories reported on this issue. The emphasis was on demining, restoring electricity supply, providing medical care, and social protection.

    Another issue discussed by the members of the Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergencies was the state of filling the Dnipro reservoir cascade and possible risks to water supply in Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, and Dnipro regions. The Minister of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources was heard. The Ministry of Energy, Ukrhydroenergo, and the State Agency of Water Resources were recommended to ensure the rational use of water resources of the Kakhovka reservoir in compliance with the established operating modes of the Dnipro reservoir cascade. In addition, alternative technological solutions should be sought to ensure uninterrupted operation of water intakes at enterprises that provide drinking water to the population of Dnipro, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions.