RA Ministry of Nature Protection calculated 1.14 million AMD as environmental breaches during the week

28-04-2017

RA Ministry of Nature Protection calculated 1.14 million AMD as environmental breaches during the week

11 decrees as an administrative fine of 810.0 thousand AMD is the result of inspections, visits, cases and report receipt supervised by the State Environmental Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection within the period of 24-28.04.2017; 1.14 million AMD was estimated as damage caused to the nature.

Particularly in the sphere of flora protection:

2 decrees were adopted as an administrative fine of 100.0 thousand AMD and 911.3 thousand AMD was calculated as environmental damage, including:

As a result of cases and report receipt realized by Tavoush Regional Division, 2 decrees were adopted thus charging 2 people an administrative fine of 100.0 thousand AMD /deforestation of 7 trees/; 911.3 thousand AMD was reckoned as damage caused to the nature.

atmosphere protection:

2 decrees were adopted as an administrative fine of 100.0 thousand AMD, including:

Shirak Regional Division revealed a case of transfer of macadam without impenetrable cover and charged an individual 50.0thousand AMD.

Yerevan Regional Division revealed a case of transfer of construction wastes without impenetrable cover by charging a person 50.0thousand AMD.

soil protection:

A decree was adopted as an administrative fine of 30.0 thousand AMD, including:

A decision was made to charge 30.0 thousand AMD for breaking the order of utilization of topsoil fertile layer (Shirak Regional Division).

Illegal hunting/fishing:

Vayoc Dzor Regional Division detected a case of illegal hunting and confiscated 2 “koghak” fish; 2.0 thousand AMD was estimated as environmental damage. The similar division estimated environmental damage of illegal fishing of 3 “karas” and 75 river “koghak” fish revealed by the police; damage caused to the nature is 78.0 thousand AMD.

Due to the collective inspections accomplished by Gegharkunik Regional Division alongside “Sevan NP” SNCO 5 polyethylene fishing nets and 140 sig fish were confiscated which was handed to Sevan N3 “Hekiat” kindergarden. The fishing nets were handed to the reserve of “Sevan” NP” SNCO.

fauna protection:

Aragacotn Regional Division inspected and responsed to the call of Armenian Environmental Front Civic Initiative related to the bear kept in captivity by an entrepreneur at construction materials store located in the entry to Aparan town. An administrative fine of 100.0thousand AMD was composed on the entrepreneur keeping a bear in captivity.

illegal transfer of timbers:

4 decrees were adopted as an administrative fine of 400.0 thousand AMD and 144.0 thousand AMD was calculated as damage caused to the nature, including:

Forest and Biodiversity Supervision Department composed an administrative fine of 400.0 thousand AMD on 4 individuals carrying out 4 m3 firewood; 144.0 thousand AMD was calculated as environmental damage.

Gegharkunik Regional Division charged an entrepreneur an administrative fine of 80.0 thousand AMD for not submitting environmental and environmental usage payment trimester reports within the defined period of time.

In general, due to the sanctions imposed by the State Environmental Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection there is 1.0 million AMD has entered the state budget.

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