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Krasnov: garbage reform in Russia goes with systemic violations

Krasnov: garbage reform in Russia goes with systemic violations
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Russian Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov said that the garbage reform in the country is underway with systemic violations. According to him, in every second region, waste is not removed on time.

At a meeting in the Federation Council, Krasnov said that the checks revealed systemic violations during the transition of the regions to new forms of handling solid municipal waste. So, contrary to the requirements of the law, in half of the entities, the re-operators did not ensure timely waste collection, did not eliminate unauthorized landfills.

As they say RIA NewsAccording to Krasnov, in one third of the regions landfills that operate commercial structures do not meet environmental and sanitary requirements. At the same time, local governments will eliminate themselves from the creation and maintenance of waste storage sites.

The Ministry of Natural Resources admitted that there are indeed cases of violations of the obligations of regional operators in garbage collection on the ground. The ministry also confirmed that in some regions there were problems with the creation of places for the collection and storage of waste. The department believes that the situation with landfills can fix using rules the provision and distribution of subsidies from the federal budget. Now they are at the final stage of approval.

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