In Chelyabinsk demand to suspend the operation of the plant due to air pollution

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The Prosecutor’s office requires a court to suspend for 90 days the activities of Chelyabinsk experienced mechanical plant due to air pollution, reported on Monday the press center of the Prosecutor of the region.

According to prosecutors, the Chelyabinsk nature protection public Prosecutor in 2017 checked implementation of the legislation on atmospheric air protection, LLC «Chelyabinsk mechanical pilot plant» (produces high temperature materials). The Prosecutor’s office revealed violations, the plant Manager had made a representation to eliminate violations, and the company was fined in the amount of 120 thousand rubles.

In 2018, the plant has also been audited, which showed that the company continues to carry out activities connected with emissions of polluting substances in atmospheric air without an agreed draft standards of maximum permissible emissions and a special permit for emissions of pollutants, said the Prosecutor’s office.

«Following the results of check of the Chelyabinsk nature protection public Prosecutor against legal persons criminal case concerning an administrative offense under part 1 of article 8.21 of the administrative code (Violation of rules of protection of atmospheric air), which is directed to the Traktorozavodskoy district court of Chelyabinsk to address the issue on application of responsibility in the form of administrative suspension of activity for up to 90 days», — stated in the message.

The head of the enterprise environmental Prosecutor made a representation to eliminate violations of the law and bring the guilty officials to a disciplinary responsibility is added to the message.

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