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“Timber Truck” preventive campaign begins in Penza region

09:35 | 25.02.2016 | Society

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Penza, 25 February 2016. PenzaNews. The operative preventive campaign “Timber Truck” began in the Penza region on Wednesday, February 24.

“Timber Truck” preventive campaign begins in Penza region

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It seems to prevent illegal logging and wood sales, intercept illegal wood transportation channels and uncover transports of wood without cover documents.

“The campaign is held once every six months, in spring and in autumn. During the autumn campaign, foresters joined by police held 150 raids, stopped and inspected over 10 vehicles, and located two acts of violation,” the press service of the Penza region Ministry of Forestry, Hunting and Natural Resources informed PenzaNews agency.

The “Timber Truck” campaign will last through April 15, they clarified.

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