The state Agency of forest resources refute the accusation of the SBU of the improper control over deforestation

В Госагентстве лесных ресурсов опровергают обвинение СБУ о ненадлежащем контроле за вырубкой лесов

The State Agency of forest resources, commenting on the publication of the SBU that in Starosambirskyi district of Lviv region cut down the forests on 1.5 million UAH, declared that have no relation to the object. About it reports a press-service of the Lvov regional management of forest and hunting economy.

In management they say that the forestry activities in the area carried out by state enterprise “Starosambirskiy lesookhotnichye economy” and Starosambirsky subsidiary forestry enterprise “Gazelles”.

The “Gazelles” refers to enterprises jointly owned by territorial communities of Lviv region and not included in the scope of the submission to the State Agency.

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Earlier it was reported that the SBU had discovered on one of the state forestry Starosambirskyi district, Lviv region facts of illegal felling of wood of various species on 1.5 million UAH. The police said that deforestation occurred due to the lack of adequate protection of the employees.