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The main Office of the protection of the Dnipro river was opened in Kiev
The opening ceremony was attended by the office the Attorney-General Viktor Pshonka, head of the Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov, head of the Kyiv Regional State Administration Anatoliy Prysiazhniuk, informs \"Interfax\".

Tthe main task of this organisation \"is to provide comprehensive oversight of compliance with environmental legislation in the Dnieper River basin,\"- as noted V.Pshonka speaking to a group of the newly created Dnieper environmental prosecutor\'s office.
All the organizational and staffing arrangements for the functioning of the DEP is completed, according to him.

The General Attorney noted that the environmental rehabilitation of the Dnipro basin is one of the most important tasks of economic and social development of environmental policy for the state.

Among main activities of the new prosecutor V.Pshonka named supervision of compliance with the requirements of business entities by implementation of the legislation of wastewater discharges into the Dnieper River and reservoir, control it with respect to the protection and restoration of aquatic resources, supervision under the restriction of economic activities in protected zones and coastal shelterbelts, control over the safety of operation of hydraulic structures by using of wharves, quays and other facilities, as well as monitor the implementation of court decisions about damages and eliminate violations of the requirements of water protection, environmental law and land law.

About 30 million people in Ukraine consume Dnieper water and 13 thousand enterprises and utilities. The annual selection of the Dnieper River is about 7 billion cubic meters of water same time about 900 tons of pollutants are dumped back.

\"It will be very serious. All work will be directed to the final result - the ecological purity of the Dnieper River,\" - said V.Pshonka.

source: .kyivpost.ua