The prosecutor's office of Odessa region closed about twenty mineral deposits in the region. Five criminal cases concerning violators of the legislation on a subsoil are brought and stopped illegal development of 18 mineral deposits in Odessa region. About it reports a press - the department center. For example, proceedings are initiated against businessmen who self-willedally blocked the bed of the river Small Kuyalnik in the territory of Ivanovskoye of the area and arranged there a pit for sand production. Besides, public prosecutor's check showed that in the Razdelnyansky region of the license for development of mineral deposits have only 7 of 17 developers. The prosecutor's office already sent to court of 3 of 5 mentioned criminal cases.