The Environmental Protection Department of the Ministry of Tourism and Environment carried out 2 weekly inspections and the results have been announced.
Between 15th and 21st April, 637 workplaces, people or vehicles were inspected across the island. During the week of April 22nd to 28th April, 900 workplaces, persons or vehicles were inspected.
During the 2 week period, the audited sites were 484 music venues, 114 plastic bag inspections, 8 natural life audits, 16 wastewater audits, 16 solid waste audits, 10 EIA inspections, and 889 air emission and industrial plant inspections.
Sound, solid waste, EIA, industrial chimneys, wastewater, air quality and plastic bag inspections carried out were – Nicosia 768, Famagusta-Iskele 415, Girne 240, Güzelyurt-Lefke 114. 9 people or institutions were given a notice and 4 people or institutions were given a penalty.
You can help to protect the environment by contacting the Alo 123 line of the Environment Protection Department.