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Damage caused by logging in Penza region for seven months amounts to about 6 million roubles

18:01 | 12.08.2020 | Society

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Penza, 12 August 2020. PenzaNews. 24 cases of illegal logging of more than 349 cubic metres of forest, the damage from which amounted to about 6 million roubles, were identified in Penza region for the first seven months of 2020. This was said by the press service of the Ministry of Forestry, Hunting and Nature Management of the region.

Damage caused by logging in Penza region for seven months amounts to about 6 million roubles

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“On 21 facts of illegal felling, the materials were sent to law enforcement agencies,” said the agency.

The press service specified that 249 violations of forest legislation had been detected in January-July, 228 protocols on administrative violations had been drawn up.

“189 fines were imposed for a total of 2 355 900 roubles,” the Ministry of Forestry added.

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