In Perechyn district illegal felling of trees was detected

18 October 2012 16:23  5422772 023308
In Perechyn district illegal felling of trees was detected

Specialists of the State Ecological Inspectorate in Transcarpathian region with the participation of Transcarpathian inter-district prosecutor to oversee compliance with the laws in the environmental field conducted routine checks of compliance with environmental legislation by the "Perechyn LAH" branch of SE "Transcarpathian regional directorate of agricultural farms."
In the course of the audit, illegal felling of trees in cutting areas, poor cleaning of felling areas from forest residues, damaging of trees to the degree of growth suppression was detected.
Following the audit the State Ecological Inspectorate fined eight officials in the amount of 0.697 thousand hryvnias, which were voluntarily refunded in full, an order to eliminate the violations was issued. The First Deputy Head of State Ecological Inspectorate - First Deputy Chief Inspector of Environmental Protection in Transcarpathian region issued a temporary ban on harvesting and hauling of wood from the cutting area in the state forest reserves of "Perechyn LAH" branch of the SE "Transcarpathian regional directorate of agricultural farms."
State Ecological Inspectorate calculated the amount of damage inflicted to forest resources totaling 8512.58 thousand hryvnias and will claim the undertaking for the voluntary compensation.
The audit materials were sent to Transcarpathian inter-district prosecutor to oversee compliance with the laws in the environmental field - informed the State Ecological Inspectorate in Transcarpathian region.

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