TO THE QUESTION ABOUT THE GREEN SHIELD CHELYABINSK
South Ural social activists concerned about the closure of work on the project protective zone around the regional centre.
As have informed RIA "New Day" in a press-service of the Chelyabinsk regional branch of the Russian popular front, the establishment of a "green shield", which can be an effective tool to protect ecologically unfavorable territories. The social worker noted the extreme reluctance of officials and colocinni "public organizations" to listen to the "inconvenient" they are experts.
"We barely managed to become parties to the meeting of the regional Public chamber, we are not invited, although the initiative to create "green shield" came from us. Our position is a forested green belt should take place not less than 30 kilometers from the city, today it is sometimes 2-3 kilometers. We also consider it necessary to include in the "green shield" of natural areas within the boundaries of Chelyabinsk and give them a more strict protection status. All our proposals are supported by calculations, statistics, current legislation and even historical facts. However, they do not take into account, it seems that for convenience-making develop formal document," commented the coordinator of the regional group of public monitoring on environmental issues and protection of forests Vitaly Voronoy.
The community members stressed that it will continue to defend the interests of the residents of the southern Urals. And also recalled that at the recent industry meeting in Irkutsk, Russian Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika has called on prosecutors to use the maximum of the data onf and public organizations, ecologists, and information with the interactive ecological maps. "
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