The state environmental inspectorate of Ukraine stated that about 500 administrative reports on violations of environmental legislation had been drawn up during the week.
It is posted on the website of the State environmental inspectorate that from January 15 to 21, the SEI conducted 445 inspections at 189 state supervision sites. As a result, 500 protocols on administrative violations were drawn up. The damage caused to the environment as a result of non-compliance with environmental legislation amounted to $ 3.7 million.
The most resonant case during this period was the extra fee of more than $ 3.5 million of losses for pollutant emissions without a permit from PJSC Kostopil Glassware factory in Rivne region. The claim for amends of the full amount has already been sent to the company, ”the website of the State environmental inspectorate said.
$ 60 000 of losses were accrued to Ukragro-Polissya Ltd. in Zhytomyr region. Discharge to the atmosphere were also carried out without permits.
Also during the week, inspectors recorded two cases of illegal felling of trees in Vinnytsia region, the damage amounted to more than $ 35 000. $ 18 000 should be paid by the state enterprise Barskyi Raiagrolis” and almost $ 20 000 by the Road Service in Vinnytsia region. The papers compiled after the discovery of both violations have already been sent to the Security Service of Ukraine in Vinnytsia region for a decision to open criminal proceedings.
Translated by Ilona Veretelnyk