Zaporizhzhia region — latest ecology news

Forestry in Zaporizhzhia will have to pay UAH 1.6 million for illegal logging
Forestry in Zaporizhzhia will have to pay UAH 1.6 million for illegal logging

Prosecutors proved in court that forestry did not take measures to protect the forest

Prosecutors recover almost UAH 8 million in damages from a forestry in Zaporizhzhia
Prosecutors recover almost UAH 8 million in damages from a forestry in Zaporizhzhia

More than 1,100 trees were illegally cut down on the forestry territory

Radioactive object found in Zaporizhzhia industrial zone: readings are 4 times higher
Radioactive object found in Zaporizhzhia industrial zone: readings are 4 times higher

Exceeding the radiation background was not recorded in the city

Environmental damage caused by shelling of DniproHES reached UAH 140 million
Environmental damage caused by shelling of DniproHES reached UAH 140 million

The calculation of damages continues and the amount of damage will increase

As a result of the shelling of the Dnipro hydroelectric power plant, oil products got into the river. Photo.
As a result of the shelling of the Dnipro hydroelectric power plant, oil products got into the river. Photo.

It is not known whether it will be possible to restore the operation of HPP-2 at the hydroelectric power station

An illegal open-air hazardous waste warehouse was discovered in Zaporizhzhia. Photo.
An illegal open-air hazardous waste warehouse was discovered in Zaporizhzhia. Photo.

After the collapse of the hazardous waste management market, as of March 1, only 5 companies out of about 200 received licenses in Ukraine

At least 900 trees destroyed in Zaporizhzhia over a year and not a single one planted
At least 900 trees destroyed in Zaporizhzhia over a year and not a single one planted

In 2022, 1,889 trees were cut down in the city

An arsonist who poisoned neighbors with acrid smoke was fined in Zaporizhzhia
An arsonist who poisoned neighbors with acrid smoke was fined in Zaporizhzhia

Pali faces a fine of 20 to 80 tax-free minimum incomes

Black loggers tried to bribe police in Zaporizhzhia
Black loggers tried to bribe police in Zaporizhzhia

The figure offered to "solve the issue" for money

Smoke from artisanal furnaces for burning rubber poisoned the air in Zaporizhzhia
Smoke from artisanal furnaces for burning rubber poisoned the air in Zaporizhzhia

Furnaces work without any dust and gas cleaning equipment

The occupied Melitopol is drowning in garbage: the Russians are doing nothing
The occupied Melitopol is drowning in garbage: the Russians are doing nothing

In a year and a half of occupation, Melitopol was turned into a complete landfill

Polluters of the Zaporizhzhia Region paid 232 million in eco-taxes for 2023
Polluters of the Zaporizhzhia Region paid 232 million in eco-taxes for 2023

In 2021, polluting enterprises of the region paid 434.5 million hryvnias in environmental taxes