TASS, August 5. Military ecologists of the Central Military District collected about 450 tonnes of scrap metal in cleaning of the Marre-Sale Cape on the Yamal in 2020. The works will be completed before mid-September, the Central Military District’s Commander Col-Gen Alexander Lapin said on Wednesday.
"The grouping continues cleaning in the Arctic zone on the Marre-Sale Cape on the Yamal Peninsula," the press service quoted him as saying. "They have collected almost 443 tonnes of scrap metal, which is 66% of planned 676 tonnes. We shall complete the work before September 15."
According to the press service, the military have cleaned the area of two hectares. A key task was to collect parts of a pipeline at the former fuel storage. The military collect scrap metal and take it to a certain location for further transportation.
The grouping of more than 30 military uses almost 25 special vehicles. The cleaning has begun in 2020.