Putin ordered to close the landfill in Balashikha

Continued: Vorobyov ordered the day to close the landfill in Balashikha

President Vladimir Putin has demanded to close the landfill in Balashikha, which is in a straight line to the head of state complained. About it as transfers TASS, he said during a meeting with members of the government after the report of the Minister of natural resources Sergey Donskoy.

“Listen to me, and to Vorobyev (the Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov), I heard: during the month to close this dump! (…) The documents that must be prepared… must be prepared in the shortest possible time”, — said the President.

Putin also instructed Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to take the matter under control.

June 15, during the direct line with President residents of Balashikha complained that Kuchinsky solid waste landfill almost came close to homes. After that arrived the Governor of Moscow region Andrei Vorobyov and stated that the closure of the landfill is scheduled for 2021, but the government of the region “needs to find a way to move that period.”

In addition, the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) has found that the issuance of permits for the construction of apartment buildings near the test site does not meet legal standards.

Polygon “Kuchino” in the village Fenino of the city district Balashikha was established in 1964 in place of the spent clay pit. The landfill total area of over 50 hectares can be seen from space, it annually receives up to 600 thousand tonnes of waste from the Moscow region and Moscow. Residential houses are a kilometre away from the landfill and the village Fenino is 200 metres away.