92 industrial facilities in Kazakhstan suspended the activities for violation of environmental legislation
According to the department, 932 prescriptions with the requirements for damages recovery caused to the environment for a total amount of 31 217,067 million tenge were issued for 8 months of 2016; 743 claims to the amount of 535,912 million tenge (2%) were recovered. The remaining provisions with the requirements for compensation are pending in court.
In addition, mandatory environmental audit form was approved for an objective assessment of the damage.
Today, Kazakhstan Energy Environmental Regulation and Control Committee of the Ministry had issued 12 decisions on the mandatory environmental audit.
In all cases of accidental pollution, territorial divisions of the Committee carry out a rapid response in order to determine the damage caused to the environment, involving environmental laboratories, the interaction with the local executive authorities and other interested state bodies.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan