The Environmental Protection Agency of the State of Morelos (Propaem), a decentralized agency of the Secretariat of Sustainable Development (SDS), suspended the final disposal site for solid waste located in the municipality of Huitzilac, a place that has no control or attachment to some health standard.
Carlos Saldívar Salazar, head of Propaem, announced that the dump is located in a Federal Natural Protected Area (ANP) and also close to a tributary; Therefore, as a result of a visit as part of the powers of inspection and surveillance, seals were placed.
“Waste is deposited without any control. There are sufficient elements to suspend activities in this place, so the pertinent measures must be imposed to remedy it in accordance with the Solid Waste Law for the State of Morelos and the Official Mexican Standard NOM-083-SEMARNAT-2003, “he said. the.
The attorney commented that actions like this demonstrate the commitment made by the Government headed by Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo to guarantee the preservation and care of the environment in the state.