Protection of water bodies

Criminal proceedings were instituted against Belogorya Molokoproduct LLC due to pollution of the Horyna River

During July-September 2020, the State Ecological Inspectorate in Khmelnytsky Oblast received numerous complaints from residents of the villages of Ukrainka, Trostyanka and Bilogirya (Bilogirsky District) regarding violations of environmental legislation by the Trade House LLC Belogorya Molokoproduct. State inspectors for environmental protection of Khmelnytsky region in December last year conducted an inspection of the territory […]

Oil spill in the Black Sea: AMPU does not allow the State Coinspection to enter the port

Specialists of the State Ecological Inspectorate are not allowed by the Seaports Administration to inspect the situation with the Amethyst tugboat regarding the pollution of the water area. This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Commission for the Liquidation of the State Ecological Inspectorate in Odessa region Anna Matvienko. The branch of the AMPU […]

Kyivvodokanal calls for a ban on phosphate powders so that the Dnieper does not bloom

Kyivvodokanal calls for signing a petition on a legislative ban on phosphate detergents in Ukraine. Mass use of washing powders and other household chemicals containing phosphates is one of the main factors of water pollution. Blue-green algae multiply intensively in phosphate-saturated water. They emit toxins that “burn” dissolved oxygen in water. As a result, the […]

Sumy environmental inspectors found a number of violations at the Popivsky Experimental Plant

Based on numerous appeals from citizens regarding the spread of stench in Konotop and Konotop district, the State Ecological Inspectorate in Sumy region conducted an unscheduled inspection of the State Enterprise “Popivsky Experimental Plant”, which produces a component of anti-knock additive for gasoline. According to the results of the inspection, the specialists of the Inspectorate […]

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 […]

In the Nikolaev area the enterprise was presented with the claim for the sum more than 11 million UAH because of dumping of polluting substances

The state inspectors on environmental protection of the Nikolaev area during carrying out unscheduled inspection of the Public utility company “Prybuzke”, according to the order of the Prime Minister – the Minister of Ukraine revealed violation of requirements of the nature protection legislation. Unauthorized discharge of 1.5898 tons of pollutants – fats, oils in the […]

Ecological disaster in Ternopil region: businessmen want to destroy Zbruch river

In the Ternopil region, local entrepreneurs have arbitrarily changed the bed of the river Zbruch. Environmentalists are startling – in a few years the river will turn into a swamp. At the beginning of 2020, the dam of the river Zbruch was filled and installed. According to locals, they did it illegally. All allegations fly […]

In Kharkiv ecologists were not allowed to the LLC “Bogodukhovsky dairy” which is accused of river pollution

Environmental inspectors were not allowed to inspect Bogodukhovsky Dairy LLC. According to the inspection, the department addressed the department with the statement that the state of water in the Merle River is of concern. The man stated that, in his opinion, the dairy was discharging hazardous waste. The inspection agreed with the Ministry of Energy […]

Due to the shallowing of Shatsk lakes, including one of the largest lakes of Ukraine – Svityaz, opened a criminal case

National police have opened a criminal case for misconduct that could have led to the shackling of the State Lakes in Volyn region. The press service of the prosecutor’s office of the Volyn region reported about it. “The Investigation Department of the Main Directorate of the National Police of the region investigates the abuse of […]