Sumgayit Alumni Plant Pollute Environment Most of All – Minister
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. I.Alizadeh / The Sumgayit-based alumni plant pollutes the atmosphere in Azerbaijan most of all, Huseyn Bagirov, the Ecology and Natural Resources Minister, said in the interview with journalists on 13 November.
"Pollution of environment by the alumni plant caused dissatisfaction of population. We fined the plant for pollution of environment for several times. We brought an action against the plant in the court and asked to fine the plant by AZN 90,000," the minister said.
"The issue to stop pollution of environment by the Sumgayit alumni plant was included in to the State program for 2009. However, we demand to take immediate measures from the government," the minister said.
The work directed to clear of the yard of the plant from wastes is planning to restore in the near future. The work is planning to complete by the end of the year. There are about 200,000 of wastes in the yard of the plant.