EPAA conducts 456 inspection visits in Q1 2017

EPAA conducts 456 inspection visits in Q1

June 2017, 27 The Environment and Protected Areas Authority, EPAA, in Sharjah has completed 320 site visits and 136 inspections of protected areas in the first quarter of 2017. As a result of the inspections, there were 86 environmental violations detected, 252 bird attracting devices confiscated and 14 wild and endangered animals seized by the authority’s teams.Hana Saif Al Suwaidi, Chairperson of the EPAA, said, “Under the directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah is dedi