ANOT LICENSED TO STORAGE RITMA SLUDGE
Reminding that the sludge formed in the treatment plants should be sent to the licensed disposal facilities or stored in the facility in accordance with the legislation, Akgün said; “We found that the treatment sludge was stored at the Çiğli Waste Water Treatment Plant until July 2022, without obtaining the necessary licenses and without taking the necessary environmental measures. On the one hand, a team of our team is taking samples from this treatment sludge there at the moment. In the end, an administrative action will be taken regarding these wastes that are stored in violation of the legislation, within the scope of the Environmental Law. As in all of Turkey, we will not tolerate environmental pollution in any way and we will continue our effective inspections with determination.” he spoke. Akgün also stated that the teams affiliated to the ministry have been carrying out monitoring and inspection activities in İzmir and Manisa since October 17, within the scope of the “Domestic and Industrial Pollution Monitoring Program”, and that 3 thousand 743 facilities were fined approximately 420 million liras in the inspections carried out this year. He said he was banned from the activity.