Azerbaijan`s Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry held raids on the enterprises located within the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea since September 25 to September 30. As results of these raids, the ministry fined its branch water construction department in Lankaran to
the sum of 165 AZN for illegal sand pickup from the sea coast. 13.000 AZN is a sum of the suit brought against the establishment for this damage to the environment, Trend reports referring to the Ministry. AZN. The same measure was taken toward Azvirt (the fine is 163 AZN and the sum of the suit 70.600 AZN), construction and assembly branch of Trust #3- Azerdenizneftiinshaat (the fine - 45 AZN and the suit -132 AZN).
Due to the illegal location of production waste, acts have been brought against the Caspian Sea Oil Fleet department and Absheron Oil and Gas Production Department as well.