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70 million illegal logging in the Irkutsk region
In the Irkutsk region, investigators opened a criminal case on illegal logging of especially large forest stands in the walnut-fishing zone. Damage to the forest fund exceeded 70 million rubles.
Illegal logging was discovered during sanitary-recreational activities of the Regional State Administration of Forestry of the Irkutsk Region. According to the press service of the regional prosecutor’s office, it turned out that from 2017 to September 2019, in the walnut-fishing zone of the Taishet forestry, instead of selective sanitary felling, they carried out a continuous forest cutting.
According to the Accounts Chamber, 53,2% of the total illegal logging accounts for the Irkutsk region. At the same time, 36,1% of the total amount of damage in the country from such activities falls on this region.