Improvement cutting takes place in the exclusion zone

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Since the beginning of 2020, SSE «Pivnichna Pushcha» has been carrying out improvement cutting on an area of 122 ha and clearing dangerous trees in the protection zones of power lines on an area of 2.1 ha. According to the management of SSE «Pivnichna Pushcha», the basis for the improvement cutting are approved, in the prescribed manner, forest
management materials for the period 2017-2026, which provide for improvement cutting on an area of 723.7 ha per year.

Dangerous trees are also being cleaned in the protection zones of power lines.

During the improvement cutting and sales of products, the company has counted and paid to the State Budget of Ukraine taxes and fees in the amount of UAH 1 739,2.

Employees of SSE «Ecocenter» provide constant radiation and dosimetric control of all stages of improvement cutting.

In particular, before carrying out felling-area works on the sites, measurements of surface contamination of soil, forest litter, trunks and branches are performed. In addition, laboratory tests are performed to determine the specific content of radionuclides in wood and bark, and during shipment measurement of surface contamination of each log and the corresponding measurements, according to the regulations, are taken at the checkpoint.

Wood is also tagged and added to the electronic accounting system.