The State Ecological Inspection of Ukraine warns citizens that current environmental legislation prohibits the burning of fallen leaves, plant residues.
The responsibility for burning sturgeon, pastures, vegetation or its remains and fallen leaves on agricultural land, along roads and railways, in parks, other green plantations and lawns in settlements is provided for in Article 77-1 of the Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offenses and ranges from 170 to 340 hryvnia for citizens and from 850 to 1190 hryvnia for officials.
In addition, grass burning is harmful to health. During combustion, carbon monoxide is released, which has a negative effect on the human body, as a result of smoke, respiratory diseases and allegoric reactions can develop!
The State Inspection calls for being responsible and not harming the natural environment and their own health