Суббота, 25 мая 2024

Минсельхоз признал экологическую беду в Пентакомо

Фото politis.com.cy
Фото politis.com.cy

Завод по переработке отходов в Пентакомо превратился в свалку. Это создало серьезную экологическую проблему в районе. С таким неожиданным заявлением выступил министр сельского хозяйства Петрос Ксенофонтос.

Министр посетил завод по переработке отходов вместе с депутатами парламента и Генеральным аудитором Одиссеасом Михаэлидисом. Они были проинформированы о работе завода и свалки, а также о проблемах, с которыми сталкиваются местные жители в связи с эксплуатацией этих объектов.

«Проблема действительно существует», – сказал Ксенофонтос. Он указал, что с тех пор как завод был введен в эксплуатацию в 2017 году, он «не функционировал должным образом».

Изначальный план

Проект завода в Пентакомо предполагал, что он будет перерабатывать поступающие отходы, производить вторичное топливо, извлекать вторсырье, а из органики делать биогаз для выработки электроэнергии.

Лоизос Афксентиу – генеральный директор управляющей компании, в ведении которой находится завод. Он сказал, что завод был спроектирован и построен для переработки твердых отходов, а любые расходы по его модернизации должно нести государство. В настоящее время твердые коммунальные отходы, которые поступают на завод, не соответствуют техническим требованиям, в результате производимое вторичное топливо не отвечает стандарту по содержанию влаги. Это приводит к тому, что большое количество мусора приходится выбрасывать, а не использовать как топливо.

Первоначально для захоронения оставшихся отходов была предусмотрена специальная яма, но теперь эта яма превратилась в холм.

Последствия

Глава сельского совета Пентакомо Памбос Хараламбус сказал, что ситуация катастрофическая, а жители ожидают немедленного решения проблемы. По его словам, здоровье людей, живущих поблизости, ежедневно подвергается опасности.

Глава селения Калавасос Лефтерис Фокас в свою очередь заявил, что проблемы остаются, хотя ряд мер и был принят. «Безусловно, завод не функционирует должным образом. Жители регулярно сталкиваются со зловонием, ядовитыми жидкими отходами и риском пожара», – сказал он.

Что можно сделать

Глава селения призвал к ответственной политике и разработке графика для решения проблем. Глава Минсельхоза в ответ отметил, что ведомство намерено обеспечить окончательное решение проблемы в рамках законодательства. «Это произойдет не за один день», – сказал он, когда его спросили о конкретных сроках.

Генеральный аудитор Одиссеас Михаилидис заявил, что на объекте зафиксирован ряд проблем, а работа подрядчика велась с перебоями. «Подрядчик не выполнил свои контрактные обязательства, – сказал Михаилидис. – Мы ожидаем, что компания отнесется к этому вопросу с должным вниманием, чтобы не обременять дополнительно кипрских налогоплательщиков, выполнить свои обязательства и снизить нагрузку на окружающую среду и соседние селения».

Переработка отходов – серьезная проблема для Кипра, страна серьезно отстает от среднеевропейского показателя. А несанкционированные свалки встречаются в самых разных районах острова. Почитайте, например, как с ними борются жители деревни Суни.

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