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Verkhovna Rada rejected the creation of an environmental monitoring system

Katerina Belousova

He will help to create an effective state system for the field of environmental protection

On Friday, July 8, the Verkhovna Rada rejected it and sent it for a second first reading law No. 7327 on the state environmental monitoring system in the first reading. On June 5, the Ecocommittee in the first reading recommended that the Verkhovna Rada adopt it as a basis.

It will help to create an effective state system for the field of environmental protection.

It will be created as a system for monitoring, collecting, processing, transmitting, saving and analyzing information about the state of the environment and its impact. The system will also include forecasting changes in the environment and development of scientifically based recommendations for making effective decisions, access to environmental information and interaction of its branch components.

Within the framework of the draft law, the necessary automated information systems will be created in the field of forestry, water resources management, land use and protection, protection of biological and landscape diversity, etc.

It will also positively affect the key interests of interested parties about the state of the environment, transparency in the activities of authorities, and also ensure the compatibility and interaction of the state environmental monitoring system with similar systems in other countries.

The main scientific and expert department of the Apparatus of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine submitted comments to the draft law regarding inconsistencies in the right of free access to information on the state of the environment. They are currently being processed by the eco-committee together with the Ministry of Environment for their further consideration during the preparation for the second reading.

We will remind the Verkhovna Rada adopted the draft law on sewage disposal settlements.

As EcoPolitic previously reported, the ecocommittee will consider the draft law on use water resources during the war.

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