The Prosecutors Office has identified the Urals three illegal landfills with tons of pesticides

Sverdlovsk Interdistrict Environmental Prosecutor's Office requested the authorities to eliminate three unauthorized disposal of pesticides and agrochemicals weighing about 70 tons, said on Wednesday the regional supervisory authority.

"During the examination within Rezh Artemovsky urban districts and discovered three unauthorized dumping of pesticides and agrochemicals on a total area of about 1.7 thousand square meters, weighing about 70 tons. This storage conditions do not meet the requirements," — said in a statement.
Thus, in place of storage of pesticides and agrochemicals former agricultural production cooperative "Cheremissky" Rezh District on an area of 500 square meters of illegally stored banned and obsolete pesticides in quantities of more than three tons, according to prosecutors.

According to the supervisory authority, similar to the unauthorized disposal of pesticides, weighing more than ten tons found on the site of the former pesticide storage peasant collective enterprise "Lipovka" Rezh district in an area of about 600 square meters.

In addition, on-site storage of pesticides and agrochemicals former agricultural production cooperative "Yegorshinsky" Artyom District discovered the unauthorized dumping of unusable agricultural chemicals area of about 600 square meters weighing over 55 tons, according to prosecutors.

"Given that the agricultural enterprises, which are identified in the unauthorized dumping of pesticides and agrochemicals eliminated, and land enrolled in the fund land redistribution, environmental prosecutor's office to court writs obliging local authorities Rezh Artemovsky urban districts and eliminate ukaznoy dumping" — said.

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