The prosecutor's office of the Cherkassk area brought criminal case concerning officials of JSC Ukrshampinyon upon excess of office powers and pollution by the enterprise of the atmospheric environment harmful to life, human health and environment by substances on signs of the crimes provided ч.3 by Art. 365 and p.1 of Art. 241 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. About it reports a press - service of the State Office of Public Prosecutor of Ukraine (GPU).
It is during the investigation established that officials of the specified enterprise, authentically knowing that period of validity of permission to emissions of polluting substances in atmospheric air ended in December, 2007, didn't take necessary measures for its receiving. At the same time, directors ignored the decision of the chief state inspector on protection of surrounding environment of the Cherkassk area, on a temporary ban (stop) of a production activity of the enterprise, and continued to conduct a production activity, roughly violating requirements of Art. 11 of the Law of Ukraine "About protection of atmospheric air".
For the purpose of ensuring execution of the specified decision the staff of the State ecological inspectorate in the Cherkassk area carried out an oplombirovaniye of gates of natural gas and water which are necessary for use in technological process of the enterprise. However his officials used other sources heat - and water supply therefore the enterprise continued to work without the corresponding permission, polluting atmospheric air harmful substances, namely: nitrogen dioxide, carbon oxide, iron oxide, formaldehyde, ammonia and abrazivno metal dust.
The specified substances polluted atmospheric air, having created danger to life, human health and environment as are harmful and belong to 2-4 classes of danger, in particular can cause defeat of respiratory organs, the central nervous system and bodies of blood formation of the person.
For this time on business the pretrial investigation is held.