May 2: Environmental Enforcement Summary for 3rd Quarter of 2015 Released


According to the Ministry of Environment’s Quarterly Environmental Enforcement Summary for July 1 to Sept. 30, 2015, there were 28 orders, 66 administrative sanctions, 941 tickets, and 19 court convictions covering violations related to hunting and fishing, open burning, dam safety, pesticide and pollution, and resulting in more than $236,000 in penalties. This quarter had a record number of tickets and orders issued, and amount of ticket fines levied.