RA Ministry of Nature Protection calculated 57.44 million AMD as norm violations on nature protection within a week

12-05-2017

12 decrees as an administrative fine of 870.0 thousand AMD is the result of inspections, visits, cases and report receipt executed by the State Environmental Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection within the period of 10-12.05.2017; 57.44 million AMD was calculated as damage caused to the nature.

Particularly in the sphere of flora protection:

57.17 million AMD was estimated as environmental damage, including:

Tavoush Regional Division supervised an inspection on the bases of 6 reports composed by workers of “Dilijan'' national park on unknown people doing illegal cutting of trees; 4.53 million AMD was reckoned as environmental damage /illegal deforestation of 39 trees/. The above mentioned reports on violations of norms of forests were sent to Tavoush Regional Prosecutor’s Office to conduct the case. 52.56 million AMD was estimated as damage caused to the nature taking into consideration 2 reports on illicit cutting of 312 trees; the reports on deforestation were also sent to Tavoush Regional Prosecutor’s Office to conduct the case.

There was decided to charge a person an administrative fine of 78.0 thousand AMD for illegal cutting of 2 hornbeams /Lori Regional Division/; an administrative proceeding is to be brought.

atmosphere protection:

A decree was adopted as an administrative fine of 50.0 thousand AMD, including:

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

soil protection:

Guided by the call to the RA MNP hotline, Tavoush Regional Division accomplished survey in the area of Lake Gosh of ''Dilijan NP'' SNCO; the same division calculated 188.6 thousand AMD as damage caused to soil resources due to illegal earthworks done in the vicinity of the lake.

illegal hunting/fishing:

As a consequence of the collective inspections realized by Gegharkunik Regional division and “Sevan NP” SNCO, 16.0kg /70/ whitefish was confiscated which was handed to Sevan N3 ''Galiq” kindergarten. The division alongside ''Sevan NP'' SNCO composed a report on illegal crayfishing thus adopting a decree of an administrative fine of 50.0 thousand AMD.

illegal transfer of timbers:

3 decrees were adopted as an administrative fine of 300.0 thousand AMD and 76.26 thousand AMD was estimated as environmental damage, including:

Gegharkunik Regional Division charged an administrative fine of 100.0 thousand AMD (carrying out 1m3 firewood); 36.0 thousand AMD was reckoned as damage caused to the nature.

2 resolutions of 200.0 thousand AMD as an administrative fine were made during the inspection procedures implemented by Tavoush Regional Division (3.3 m3 of firewood illegally taken out) and 40.26 thousand AMD was assessed as environmental damage.

Not submitting environmental and environmental usage payment trimester reports within the defined period of time

Kotayk and Aragacotn Regional Division charged 2 individuals an administrative fine of 50.0 thousand AMD. Ararat Regional Division charged an entrepreneur an administrative fine of 50.0 thousand AMD. Gegharkunik Regional Division charged 4 businessmen an administrative fine of 320.0 thousand AMD.

In general due to the sanctions imposed by the State Environmental Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection there is 0.5 million AMD has entered the state budget.

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