- Number of trees to be cut for the airport is unknown: Minister of Environment and Urbanization İdris Güllüce, İstanbul 3. The number of trees to be cut and cut due to the Airport Project is not known yet, the exact number will be determined after the project is completed.
Responding to the written question by CHP Istanbul Deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu, Güllüce said that the new settlement of a total of 3 hectares, including the 38rd Airport Construction Project, located on the European side of Istanbul and extending to the Sea of Marmara in the south and the Black Sea in the north He noted that his Ministry was authorized to use it as a "Reserve Building Area" by the Ministry.
Therefore, Güllüce stated that the expropriation works of the Istanbul 3rd Airport Project were not carried out with a provision called "homeland defense", and that the work was only the expropriation of the public facility area, taking into account the public interest, and that the urgent expropriation procedures in the region were "National 2942 numbered National Law No. In the implementation of the Law on Defense of Defense, the need or urgency of homeland defense in cases where a decision will be taken by the Council of Ministers or in extraordinary situations stipulated by special laws… ”.
Güllüce said, “For the expropriation of immovables within the boundaries of the Istanbul 3rd Airport Project; He said that it was started upon the decision of public interest with the consent of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, and that there was no unrealistic action in this regard, and that the public interest was fully observed in the ongoing studies.
'5 SOLID TREES WILL BE PLANTED'
"On the other hand, in accordance with Article 8 of the Expropriation Law, it is very long to apply to the relevant courts and register the immovables in the name of TOKI over the values to be determined by the courts as a result of the price determination and registration cases. With the idea that it will take time, it is aimed to ensure unity of ownership in the region. In order for the Istanbul 3rd Airport Project to be started as soon as possible, the expropriation procedures in the region must be finalized as soon as possible.
The Terkos Dam, Alibey Dam and the currently ongoing planning work of the Pirucci Dam and the other water resources that feed these dams have been carried out. In the meeting, the appropriate opinions of DSI General Directorate, ISKI General Directorate, Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs Directorate General of Water Management were taken.
In addition, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs received a preliminary permit for the airport project in question on an area of 6173 hectares. The number of trees that will be felled and will be felled due to the project is not yet known. The exact figure will be determined after the project is completed. It is planned to plant 5 solid trees in place of each tree to be cut down. "