Deputies want to close the State Ecological Inspectorate of Ukraine

Deputies want to close the State Ecological Inspectorate of Ukraine

Ekaterina Belousova

The planned modernization of the SEI under Bill 913091 has not been carried out

In Ukraine, people's deputies are developing a project to liquidate the State Environmental Inspectorate, taking into account the transfer of some functions to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and the DEI budget – for the needs of the Armed Forces.

I reported about it on Monday, May 2 Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Environmental Policy and Nature Management Oleksandr Marikovsky on Facebook.

The State Environmental Inspectorate, a body that was known before the war for its corruption and intimidation of businesses at various levels and which could do nothing with the real polluters, should be a thing of the past, ”he explained.

Also Marikovsky added that the modernization of DEI is planned, according to the bill № 3091, and was not conducted.

Updated. People's Deputy Olena Kryvoruchkina commented on the initiative.

We will remind, in Ukraine unblocked the process of working with the bill № 3091 "About the State ecological control" which in July people's deputies approved in the first reading.

As EcoPoliticа reported earlier, environmentalists criticized the appointment of a minister protection of the environment and natural resources of Ruslan Strelts in the conditions of war, because for 5 months of leadership of the acting minister, the Ministry of Environment has not had significant success.