46 violation notices issued in 2016 by EQPB, over $148,000 in fines collected
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By: L.N. Reklai
January 2, 2016 (Koror, Palau) Forty-six (46) Notice of Violations (NOV) were issued by Environmental Quality Protection Board against persons and companies that violated EQPB regulations.
“Notice of Violations serve to inform the respondent that they have violated a particular part of the EQPB regulations, how much the initial fine is, and a deadline to request a hearing with the EQPB in which they can plead their case,” stated Roxanne Blesam, Executive Officer of EQPB.