Penalty of 12 million liras for the business that causes environmental pollution in Giresun

The Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change has banned the enterprise operating in the field of “zinc and lead ore enrichment”, which causes environmental pollution in the Şebinkarahisar district of Giresun, by imposing an administrative fine of 12 million 71 thousand 949 liras.

Penalty of 12 million liras for the business that causes environmental pollution in Giresun
The Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change imposed a penalty of 12 million lira on the enterprise that caused environmental pollution in the Şebinkarahisar district of Giresun.

In the statement made by the Ministry, it was stated that an administrative penalty of 12 million 71 thousand 949 liras, which is the upper limit, was imposed on the enterprise operating in the field of “zinc and lead ore enrichment”, pursuant to the Environment Law No. 2872, and the enterprise was banned from operating.

57 BUSINESSES DISCONTINUED

Emphasizing that the work in the region continues uninterrupted in three shifts, it was stated in the statement that the complete removal of waste from the stream bed will be completed in a few days, and then the “environmental monitoring and improvement” works of the Ministry will begin.

In the statement, it was also noted that as of January 1, 2021, 11 thousand 641 inspections of waste were carried out, a total of 141 million 249 thousand liras were imposed in 670 criminal proceedings, and 57 enterprises were banned from operating.

THE COMPANY’S WASTE DAM BREAKDOWN

A part of the waste dam embankment belonging to the ore enrichment enterprise operating in Şebinkarahisar collapsed, and the activities of the enterprise were stopped by sending teams to the region under the coordination of the Ministry….

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