30 environmental protection NGOs insists for radical change in the policy of Bulgarian government towards forests.
They have sent opened letter to Premier Sergey Stanishev.
According to the ecologists' data the State Agency of Forests (SAF) have substituted illiegally more than 4, 000 decares forest fund on the Black Sea costal line, and in the mountain resorts Borovetz and Pamporovo, all this for the period since April 30 till now.
That was announced by Konstantin Dichev from associaltion ‘Green Balkans'.
‘We hope this will be the last appeal to the Prime Minister. One of the big problems of Bulgarian policy is thepopular deals with forests, through which all beautiful places round future or present resorts are being destroyed by the organized criminality' Dichev commented.
‘Unfortunately, during the last 7 years the criminality have raised to such ranges that all mature forests in Bulgaria or at least the biggest part
of them do no longer exist.We think, Sergey Stanishev and the other politics must hear that one more time.
We consider of new protests again' the ‘Green Balkans' representative added.
Ecologists give the answer - moratorium over the change of use of the substituted state forests.
by Kristalina Ilieva