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Support Ukraine's Carpathian rivers
Petition Background (Preamble):
Construction of the HPPs can result in:
1. The life of the inhabitants of villages situated down the dams will be in danger if the dam breaks during floods.
2. Destruction of habitats of many species from the Red Data Book of Ukraine.
3. Eco tourism decline.
4. Destruction of places for sports rafting.
5. Breach of international obligations.
To declare a moratorium on the construction of small hydropower plants in the Carpathians;
To develop and implement criteria for new small hydropower plants construction;
To establish procedures for public participation concerning decisions on hydropower plant construction.
The Support Ukraine's Carpathian rivers petition to To the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych; To the Prime Minister of Ukraine M. Azarov was written by Angelina and is in the category Environment at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: carpathians, hydropower plants, dams, eco tourism, unique nature, pipe