Traffic accidents involving water-hazardous substances in 2017: +6% on the previous year

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Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In English

WIESBADEN – In 2017, there were 1,973 accidents in rail, road, water and air transport in which water-hazardous substances such as mineral oil products were released. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of accidents was roughly 6% higher than in 2016. However, the volume of the substances released totalled approximately 558 cubic metres (m3), which was a decrease of roughly 23% on the previous year.
For further information:Survey of accidents involving water-hazardous substances,tel: +49 (0) 611 / 75 82 11,contact form

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