Residents are asked to Krasnodar Duma to hold hearings on conservation parks

Initiative group of residents of Krasnodar file an appeal to the city council to conduct a citywide hearings as activists concerned about reducing green space, according to "Environmental Watch on North Caucasus."

"In the Krasnodar City Duma February 4, 2012 was filed a statement from a group of residents of Krasnodar, took the initiative to organize a city-wide public hearing on the master plan of compliance in relation to conservation of vegetation. In Krasnodar is the first time the official start the citywide public hearings the initiative of the residents of the city, "- said in a statement.

Head of Administration City Council Elena Matveeva told RIA Novosti that she did not receive treatment. "To me nothing fell. Perhaps another sign, will still paint," — said Matveyev.

Action group says non-compliance master plan and land use and development, violation of the protection zones. According to the activist Ekovahty Dmitry Shevchenko, the area of greenery in the city fell in 2005 by more than 30-40%.

"I think the City Council will make sure not to miss this initiative. This is an experiment, nothing of the sort in Krasnodar was not there, although this procedure is registered since 2006. But for the time yet no one has ever requested a similar hearing. Procedure spelled out so that you can hack to death the initiative at any stage: the application is not filed, the members of the initiative group are not the same signature can reject … But none of this campaign is not going to give up, if it will not be a hearing, it may still be some come up with a form, for example, a city-wide gathering, "- said the Shevchenko.

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