02 November 2010, Tuesday, 15:16

Chelyabinsk region’s Public Chamber comes out for protection of the peak of Iremel

author: Svetlana Gafurova

The Public Chamber of Chelyabinsk region takes the situation around the peak of IREMEL under control. Some days ago the Chamber has sent a letter to the President RB Rustem Khamitov. The public affairs service of the President RB reports from the standpoint of the last events, occurred near the peak of IREMEL, the public activists from the neighboring region declare for the necessity to toughen the responsibility for violations of the ecological norms and underscore the importance of careful attitude to the unique Ural monuments of nature.

“The public community of Chelyabinsk region experiences through the facts of barbarous attitude to the Ural nature with pain. The uniqueness of Bashkir nature, considered the pride of all Russians, is of great value for all of us. We are going to support all public organizations, sincerely struggling for conservancy” – said in the letter of Chelyabinsk regional Public Chamber.

It should be reminded the whole clamor was set up because of the motor-car tourists from Chelyabinsk region. They intended to open the races of the cross-country vehicles near the peak. They have already prepared the route and the marking but the meddling of the public community and close assistance of the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov cut their plans short.

This case contributed to the quickest determination of the peak’s status and to the active search for the sources of financing for this unique natural object. The President RB Rustem Khamitov has made the decision to establish a national park on the territory of the peak of IREMEL. The means for this purpose will be allocated in 2011, the public affairs service of the President RB reports.

themes: ecology