Onf told about revealed 2015 environmental violations

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The center for public monitoring of the Russian popular front on the problems of ecology and forest protection in two and a half years, from March 2015, revealed ecological violations c damage to the budget worth more than 135 billion rubles, said the coordinator of the center Nikolay Buduev on «Forum Actions» BIP «Russia looking into the future».

«During this time we have received tens of thousands of complaints on environmental issues. Almost two and a half years of work experts of the centre have been identified environmental violations totaling more than 135 billion rubles, and saved from logging more than 400 thousand hectares of forest saved more than 100 especially protected natural territories», — said Budaev.

He added that during that time it was instituted more than 300 administrative and criminal cases against violators of environmental laws were developed and adopted two Federal laws for the conservation of forests and eco-efficient territories.

«In addition, the center launched projects «General cleaning» and «Green shield» — said Budaev.

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