20 environmental breaches were detected, administrative proceedings were brought on 6 cases (one case was previously revealed), thus an administrative fine of 350.000 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 07-11.05.2018.
6.268.300 AMD was calculated as damage caused to the nature in the period under deforestation.
Particularly in the sphere of flora protection:
14 cases of violations of norms on forests were detected.
Administrative proceedings were adopted as an administrative fine of 100.000 AMD and 6.168.300 AMD was calculated as environmental damage, including:
Due to the inspections of Lori Regional Division, 3 cases of illegal cutting of trees were detected (3 hornbeam trees, 3 pine trees and one oak tree) and 436.500 AMD was calculated as environmental damage. (“Gugark” forestry)
As a consequence of inspection procedures, a case of deforestation was revealed (one tilia tree); 112.500 AMD was reckoned as environmental damage (“Lalvar” forestry).
81.800 AMD was calculated as damage caused to the nature for one case (3 oak trees damaged by the wind) on the basis of the note received from RA Police Tumanyan Division of Lori Region.
There was calculated 2.104.500 AMD as environmental damage on 5 cases (11 beech trees, 5 hornbeams); the cases were reported to the RA Police (Tavoush region).
It was calculated 3.310.000 AMD as damage caused to the nature on two cases on violations of norms on forests- 5 beech trees, 3 oak trees, one hornbeam, one elm tree (“Dilijan NP” SNCO).
The one case on deforestation was detected- 4 hornbeams, one tilia tree, one maple tree; 123.000 AMD was estimated as environmental damage (detected by RA Police Tavoush Regional Department) .
The previously detected norm violations on forests:
There was charged 100.000 AMD as an administrative fine for one case of wood illegally taken out (Tavoush region).
One case of violations of norms on fauna was detected.
There was charged an administrative fine of 50.000 AMD doing illegal cattle grazing (15); 30.000 AMD was reckoned as environmental damage.
Due to the joint inspections of “Sevan NP” SNCO and Gegharkunik Regional Division of the Inspection Body, 13.6kg /117/ whitefish was confiscated which was handed to Sevan “Hekiat” kindergarden.
Atmosphere, water, soil protection and waste installation:
2 cases of an environmental breach were revealed.
Aragacotn Regional Division revealed a case of transfer of soil and charged 50.000 AMD; 70.000 AMD was reckoned as damage caused to the nature.
Shirak Regional Division revealed a case of transfer of macadam without impenetrable cover and charged an administrative fine of 50.000 AMD.
Not submitting environmental and environmental usage payment trimester reports within the defined period of time
Arargacotn Regional Division charged 2 entrepreneurs an administrative fine of 100.000 thousand AMD.
Mining Inspection Body
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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).