21 environmental breaches were detected, administrative proceedings were brought on 11 cases (6 cases were previously revealed), thus an administrative fine of 1.000.000 AMD is the result of inspections, visits, cases and report receipt conducted by Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body of Ministry of Nature Protection of RA within the period of 14-18.05.2018.
3.142.854 AMD was calculated as damage caused to the nature in the period under deforestation.
Particularly in the sphere of flora protection:
16 cases of violations of norms on forests were revealed.
Administrative proceedings were adopted calculating 3.018.900 AMD as damage caused to the nature and an administrative fine of 550.000 AMD was charged, including:
Due to the inspections, 2 cases of illegal cutting of trees were detected (one ash tree and 4 beech trees) and 589.500 AMD was calculated as damage caused to the nature, as well as one case of illegal transfer of 6.4 m3 wood and 230.400 AMD was calculated as environmental damage (Lori Region).
As a consequence of inspection procedures, 7 cases of deforestation were revealed (18 hornbeams,12 lime trees, 3 beech trees, one maple tree ); 112.500 AMD was estimated as environmental damage (Tavoush Region).
The previously detected norm violations on forests:
There was charged 50.000 AMD as an administrative fine for one case of illegal felling and 500.000 AMD on 5 cases of wood illegally taken out (Lori Region).
Atmosphere, water, soil protection and waste installation:
There was detected one case of law breaking.
There was revealed a case of working without maximum permissible emissions (MPE) and 123.954 AMD was reckoned as damage caused to the nature, thus charging an administrative fine of 100.000 AMD (Kotayk Region).
It was detected a case of illegal transfer of 3m3 macadam and was charged an administrative fine of 100.000 AMD (Vayoc Dzor Region).
Not submitting environmental and environmental usage payment trimester reports within the defined period of time:
An entrepreneur was charged an administrative fine of 150.000 thousand AMD (Aragacotn Region).
Two businessmen were charged an administrative fine of 100.000 thousand AMD (Shirak Region).
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).