Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, which was founded 10 years ago, was preferred to establish an expert committee for Kanal Istanbul. A significant part of the technical faculties that the court requires experts do not exist in the university.
The 10th Administrative Court of Istanbul, the Chamber of Civil Engineers and the Chamber of Architects, Istanbul Büyükkent Branch, determined the university where the expert committee will be elected after the decision to establish an expert committee in the case opened by the cancellation of the EIA positive decision.
SözcüAccording to Erdogan Suzer from: “The court decided that the expert committee, which will determine the fate of Kanal Istanbul, should be formed from the faculty members of Istanbul Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, founded 10 years ago.
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The expert committee that will participate in the discovery and prepare reports on the project, the impact of Kanal Istanbul's construction on the environment, traffic density, vehicle dust and emission density, noise, loss of agricultural land, possible effects of 4 islands in the Marmara Sea, loss of meadows and pastures, military It will examine topics such as intersection with areas and airports, hazardous wastes, impacts on drinking water, groundwater and groundwater, impacts on lakes and living things in the region, natural SIT areas, whether the project has a negative impact on earthquake risk.
In the letter sent by the court to the relevant institutions, experts from the Department of Fatih Sultan Mehmet University were listed individually, stating that expert expert opinion is needed to resolve the dispute and clarify the claims.
In the court decision, the determination of the faculty members who have studies in ecology and microbiology, water, wastewater and waste, air pollution departments from the Environmental Engineering Department of the university, Civil Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geophysical Engineering, Geomatic Engineering, Architecture and City and Regional Planning departments The determination of the faculty members on the determined technical issues was requested.
However, according to the official website of FSMÜ, only the departments of Architecture and Civil Engineering are among the departments that the court requires expert faculty members. On the other hand, other Environment, Geology, Geophysics, Geomatics, City and Regional Planning departments do not exist in FSMÜ.