More than 73 million hryvnias of damage was caused to the air during 2020
During 2020, the territorial bodies of the SEI estimated more than 73 million hryvnias in damages for violations in the field of air protection – excessive emissions into the air, operation of polluting plants without permits, etc.
In total, during 2020, the State Coinspection carried out 5,389 inspections in this area. 4052 administrative protocols were drawn up against violators, 3502 people were brought to administrative responsibility.
The inspectorate also filed 78 lawsuits with the courts to terminate the activities of business entities. This is, in particular, LLC “Kharkiv Coke Plant” Novomet “, which carried out emissions without appropriate permits.