Environmental and Azua community groups reject the operation of the power barge in Azua and have request the suspension of the environmental license issued by the Ministry of Environment.
TSA again postpones request for suspension of barge operations at Puerto Viejo de Azua
The Superior Administrative Court (TSA) postponed once again the hearing of the measure to suspend the operation of power barges using bunker c fuel, in Puerto Viejo, in Azua. The judicial hearing is now set for 17 February 2023.
The lawsuit was filed by the Instituto de Abogados para la Protección del Medio Ambiente (Insaproma), the Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos, Junta De Vecinos La Nueva Esperanza; Fundación Pro-Desarrollo Los Negros; Junta De Vecinos Brisas Del Mar and Juntas De Vecinos Transparencia, against the Ministry of the Environment and the company “Karpowership Dominican Republic, SAS (Proyecto Karpowership Azua).
Lawyer Euren Cuevas Medina, executive director of Insaproma, said that an “amparo” action filed by community entities before a court of Azua, against the barge operations will be heard on 8 February 2023.
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6 February 2023