The Minister of ecology of Moscow region arrived in Balashikha on the issue of closing the landfill

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Kogan Tripropellant. Archival photoThe Minister of ecology of Moscow region arrived in Balashikha on the issue of closing the landfill© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Trefilov

The Minister of ecology and nature management of the Moscow region Alexander Kogan went to Balashikha, where there is a landfill «Kuchino», about the necessity of elimination of which on Thursday issued an ultimatum to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

«The Minister (of the environment – ed.) is now in Sochi,» — said RIA Novosti in the press service of the Ministry.

Earlier Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded in the shortest terms to prepare the examination and the documents on the landfill «Kuchino» in Balashikha, so that the dump was closed in the near future.

Following this, the press service of the Moscow region government with reference to the words of the head of the region Andrei Vorobyov said that the municipal solid waste (MSW) «Kuchino» in Balashikha will be closed from 23 June, the application for its restoration will be submitted on Thursday.

In Wednesday the Minister of ecology and nature management of Moscow region, Cohen told reporters that according to the plans of the garbage will cease to take to the landfill «Kuchino» in December 2018, reclamation will begin in January 2019. For the preparation of reclamation project landfill, «Kuchino» in Balashikha, he said, needed 7-8 months.

The Minister of ecology of Moscow region arrived in Balashikha on the issue of closing the landfill© RIA Novosti, Infographicsrussia the words «Straight line» with Vladimir Putin

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