Stating that the organic load that will come to the Marmara Sea with the construction of Kanal Istanbul will have great effects. Dr. Cemal Saydam said that an odor similar to that in the Golden Horn will appear.
After the "Channel Istanbul Workshop" organized by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), Professor. Dr. Cemal Saydam made statements to ANKA. Saydam explained that the Hydrogen Sulfide (H₂S) gas, which will come out under the influence of Kanal Istanbul, will have consequences that will affect the entire Marmara Region.
“THE MARMARA REGION WILL REMOVE FROM OUR 10 THOUSAND YEARS”
Saydam stated that according to the figures taken from the EIA report, Marmara Sea will have an extra load of 21 cubic meters, and that one-tenth of it will be an organic load, said that the seabed, which suffers from oxygen deficiency, cannot bear this load. Saydam said that the hydrogen sulphide gas, known as the 'rotten egg smell', will be released with the effects of this, “Unfortunately, the human nose feels this rotten egg smell even in a million. It is an unbearable, indispensable fragrance. Those who know the Old Golden Horn know. Of Old Izmir BayraklıThose who know 's know. Measures are always taken to eliminate this smell. After you smell the Sea of Marmara like this, 'Oh, we made a mistake, let's go back', once this is absent. How much time is it? No next 10 thousand years. What is the meaning of 10 thousand years? In 10 thousand years, the whole Marmara Region goes from our hands. ”