he Cabinet of Ministers supported the introduction of increased liability for air pollution by coal-fired power plants
14 Apr 2021

he Cabinet of Ministers supported the introduction of increased liability for air pollution by coal-fired power plants

The Cabinet of Ministers supported the introduction of increased liability for violations of legislation in the field of air protection, in particular thermal power plants and thermal power plants.

This is stated in the bill "On protection of atmospheric air", developed by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources, reports expro.com.ua.

"The document was developed in pursuance of the Decree of the President of Ukraine" On challenges and threats to Ukraine's national security in the environmental sphere and priority measures to neutralize them, "said the head of the Ministry of Environment Roman Abramovsky. "The mechanisms set out in the bill will increase the level of environmental safety, help prevent and reduce air pollution, as a result, we will preserve human health."

The document provides for annual reporting by enterprises on the implementation of environmental measures, the impossibility of postponing their implementation, increasing liability for violations of legislation in the field of air protection, deregulation due to the abolition of the list of organizations entitled to develop emission permits. this area of entities that have the necessary material and technical base, powerful laboratories and relevant specialists.

It is reported that the bill is ready for submission to parliament.

Source: https://ecotown.com.ua

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