EEAA Reports Violations from Ceramica Cleopatra 12/4/2010
The Ministry of State for Environmental Protection
discovered an amount of serious environmental violations
in the plants of Ceramica Cleopatra Group in Suez. This
was during an unexpected check visit to the plant
conducted by the ministriy's supervision department
yesterday. The department made a violation report for the
responsibles and obliged the company to remove the
violations through a program to adjust its environmental
conditions according to the ministry's standards.
Eng. Maged George, Minister of State for Environmental
Protection, stated that the inspection conducted by the
supervision authorities through sample measurements showed
that the environmental condition data base for the plant
is not complete, the incomplete data is concerning the
periodical measurements, solid wastes contracts and
management, the secure removal of dangerous wastes and the
violation of secured outfit standards for the workers.
The minister stated that the general dust amount emitted
by the plant is also violating the ministries standards
according to the environment Law no. 4/1994 and law 9/2009.
Al Masry Al Youm 12-04-2010