More than 3 billion hryvnias of losses for environmental damage were accrued to Ukrainian enterprises by the State Environmental Inspectorate for 10 months of 2021. This was reported by the press service of the department.
The inspectorate said that they carried out more than 36 thousand inspections, as a result of which more than 39 thousand administrative protocols were drawn up on violation of environmental legislation. More than 35 thousand people were brought to administrative responsibility.
Most of the damage was done to land resources - almost 2 billion hryvnia. Among the most frequent violations, which were recorded by the State Environmental Inspectorate, are littering of territories with waste, soil pollution, unauthorized use of land.
The largest number of admin protocols was drawn up in the field of waste management - almost 14 thousand, which indicates a significant amount of violations. About 58% of the protocols are related to industrial waste.
Polesie district (Zhytomyr and Rivne regions) made up the largest number of admin protocols - almost 5 thousand. More than 880 million hryvnia of damage - the largest share of the total amount, calculated by employees of the Central District (Cherkasy and Poltava regions).