In the meeting in Syktyvkar against the construction of a waste dump Cheese on the border of the Arkhangelsk region and the Komi Republic participated more than four thousand people, the correspondent of “the North.Realities”.
The participants demanded that the authorities refused from the idea of the construction site and stopped the criminal persecution of activists opposing the construction.
Following the event, the participants adopted a resolution. In it they demanded the resignation of the head of Komi Sergey Gaplikov, the Governor of Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov, the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin, the abolition of “trash reform”, the Republican referendum banning the import of waste in the region, and stop the persecution of activists.
Resolution the organizers of the rally will be sent to the administration head of the Komi Republic and the presidential administration. The meeting lasted two hours. There were no arrests.
Moscow will clear of debris. Through seven regions of Russia
- At the station Sees Arkhangelsk region to build a landfill. It is assumed that its area is 3000 hectares. Local residents believe that the construction of the landfill would lead to environmental disaster. More than two months activists protesting against the construction, were on duty at the station and block the passage of construction equipment.
- Moscow authorities plan to take out the trash in seven regions of Russia. Landfill in the city and the suburbs can not handle the load and stop working after the street protests. Therefore, more than 6.6 million tons of waste annually sent to Arkhangelsk, Vladimir, Smolensk, Kaluga, Kostroma, Tula and Yaroslavl regions, the estimated publication of “Medusa”.
- From December 2018, the activists are around the clock vigil near the construction site in Cheese. In the winter of 2019, they established checkpoints at the entrances to the landfill and not let the trucks. Because of this, skirmishes between activists and security guards of the polygon.