Environment protection

TRNC Environmental Protection Department report 29 April to 5 May

The Ministry of Tourism and the Environment Protection Agency announced the weekly audit report for 29th April to 5th May. The Department  carried out checks on 387 work places, people or vehicles throughout the island during the week.

Among the inspected sites, music was checked at 132 entertainment venues, 45 plastic bag inspections, 4 natural life audits, 12 wastewater inspections, 14 solid waste audits, 3 in the EIA inspections, and 177 inspections of persons or vehicles in respect of air quality, exhaust emission and industrial plant.

Sound, solid waste, EIA, industrial chimneys, wastewater, air quality and plastic bag inspections were as follows – Lefkosa 106, Famagusta-Iskele 155, Kyrenia, 67, Güzelyurt-Lefke 59.  Time notices were issued to 8 people/institutions, and 1 person/institution was given a penalty.

You can help to protect the environment by calling the Environment Protection Department on their helpline Alo 123.