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Business at a hazardous waste landfill. Officials of the Odessa and Kiev municipal and state enterprises burned down on the large-scale criminal scheme

Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine exposed a criminal scheme in which officials of Odessa and Kyiv utilities and state enterprises took part. According to the official website of the Security Service of Ukraine, hazardous waste was handed over for recycling to a company that did not have the necessary processing facilities, and as […]

The State Coinspection for 2018-2019 and for the first quarter of 2020 accrued UAH 641 million in losses caused to forestry

The State Coinspection for 2018-2019 and for the first quarter of 2020 accrued UAH 641 million in losses caused to forestry Floods in the West have raised the issue of illegal deforestation in the Carpathians. The media is discussing chairs for IKEA, made of Carpathian beech. In particular, illegal sanitary felling by the state enterprise […]

SBU documented illegal mining of granite in the Zhytomyr region for tens of millions of hryvnias

During the pre-trial investigation, special services operatives found that a group of foreigners from one of the countries of the Caucasus, who have been living in our country for the last few years, had organized illegal mining. The legality of their stay in Ukraine is currently being checked. The attackers bought illegally mined granite stone […]

The commission of thermal power plants and emergency situations was not allowed on the Zhovkva branch of Ukrvetsanzavod

The TEB and NA commissions failed to get to the Zhovkva branch of Ukrvetsanzavod. Due to the absence of the head, the guards did not let them into the enterprise. This was just announced on his Facebook page by Ihor Muravsky, a public inspector for environmental protection in the Lviv region. Today, the commission of […]

Ukraine will conduct a forest inventory: for the first time in more than 20 years

Соответствующий указ об инвентаризации подписал Президент Украины. Как сообщает Правительственный портал, после вступления в силу должны принять еще два необходимых документов: порядок организации и проведения Национальной инвентаризации лесов Украины и инструкцию по проведению Национальной инвентаризации лесов Украины. Держлисагентство владеет информацией только о 73% украинских лесов. Другие 27% находятся в подчинении различных органов власти, коммунальной собственности. […]

In the Zhytomyr region the director of the enterprise was informed about suspicion because of illegal extraction of sand for the sum more than 180 million UAH

On June 22, 2020, the procedural prosecutor of the Korostyshiv local prosecutor’s office informed the director of a private enterprise about the suspicion of committing a crime under Part 2 of Art. 364-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (abuse of power by an official of a legal entity of private law, regardless of organizational […]

DEI in the Sumy region estimated more than 11 million losses of LLC Zelenbud for air pollution

Specialists of the State Ecological Inspectorate in Sumy region calculated the amount of damage caused by emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere during the activities of Zelenbud LLC. Ecoinspectors found that from January 2018 to February 2020, this company operated a landfill for solid waste in Glukhov without the necessary permit for emissions into the […]

The prosecutor’s office of the Zhytomyr region demands to recover from the chief forester the caused damages for the sum over 15,4 million UAH

The Prosecutor’s Office of Zhytomyr Oblast, within the framework of criminal proceedings on the fact of aiding and abetting illegal logging, official forgery and official negligence, which caused serious consequences, filed a civil lawsuit against the accused – the chief forester of one of the region’s forestries. UAH 15.4 million Currently, the pre-trial investigation in […]

The Verkhovna Rada plans to significantly increase fines for water pollution and poaching

The Verkhovna Rada adopted in the first reading a draft law on amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on the protection of aquatic bioresources and their habitat. 305 people’s deputies out of 381 registered in the session hall voted for this decision, UNIAN reports. The draft law, in particular, the Code of Ukraine on […]