Citizens were urged to be aware, and not to throw garbage in streams, estuaries, and storm drains because they cause great damage to the environment and that causes flooding in the rainy season.
Mazatlan Sinaloa. – Ecology and Environment of Mazatlan sees viable and positive that strong economic sanctions be applied for anyone who throws garbage, rubble, waste and other objects into natural bodies of water due to the damage they generate and promote the risk of flooding, he declared. Miriam Isarai Rodriguez Paniagua .
The director of Ecology and the Environment specified that the regulations stipulate that the sanctions range from 100 to 200 UMAS and can even reach up to 200 thousand pesos.
“It is not possible that we are contaminating ourselves because the affectation is to humans and the environment”
Is it feasible to apply strong sanctions of 20,000 to 30,000 pesos?
“Yes, the regulation states that the sanctions are 100 or 200 UMAS or more, up to a figure of 200 thousand pesos; then we can do it, we just need a sign, evidence that he is the person to start this process, ”he pointed out.
The local official made an energetic call to the population to be aware, and not to throw garbage in streams, estuaries, storm canals because they cause great damage to the environment and put low-lying areas and areas attached to bodies of water at risk of flooding. natural.