Tree slaughter for Marmaray: The renovation of the train lines within the scope of the Marmaray Project leads to tree pest.
According to the news of Özlem Güvemli from the Republic Kadıköy- Due to the works on the Maltepe-Kartal-Pendik line, hundreds of trees, most of them over the age of 20, some of them registered by the Conservation Board, have been cut down despite all the efforts of the citizens. Upon the application made by BTS, it was revealed that the Protection Board allowed the cutting in the site by removing the registration of registered trees.
United Transport Employees Union (BTS) Branch No.1 Istanbul asked the Environment and Urbanization Provincial Directorate to inform the Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization that it faced the danger of cutting centuries-old plane trees, especially around the Küçükyalı train station, at the train stations in the Pendik-Haydarpaşa region. The Istanbul Commission No. 1 Regional Commission for the Protection of Natural Assets responded to the application. Commission, KadıköyHe stated that the TCDD route within the borders of the Maltepe-Kartal-Pendik district was declared as the "Kartal-Maltepe Dragos Hill and its Near Environment 16rd Degree Natural Protected Area" in 471. The commission, which announced that all the trees in Erenköy Station Square were registered as monumental trees in 16, stated that the registration records of 815 trees decided to be cut within the scope of Marmaray and 1999 trees decided to be moved were removed. The commission stated that the commission does not need to make any decision on this issue since the registration of trees outside the site area has been removed. He noted that he found it appropriate to cut or move the trees in the natural protected area.
Maltepe Idealtepe railway station just outside the boundaries of the pine trees began to be cut the day before. 1989 was forced to stop the work of the subcontracting firm, which cuts the 4 pine tree, when the thorns in the trees 22 immediately intervened. Citizens expressing that the trees both block the noise of the train and cleans the air reacted to the statement of eden We are cutting for the train ayı. Citizens, elik wood can be cut according to need, but here already has a total area of 9 meters rail. With the addition of the existing two or even thirds, the 12 meter rail area will be needed. So it's a total of 100 meters. Our trees are outside this border. Yet they came and cut Buna they said. In the Feyzullah neighborhood of Maltepe, last year pine trees were cut for the same reason. On the European side, the tree was destroyed over the 5 around Florya train station last month. Bakirkoy Municipality announced that the trees were 100 and XNUMX annual trees.