Life in Rural Kyrgyzstan
Mongolia|life|November 5, 2019 / 12:09 PM
Authorities checking implementation of ban on raw coal consumption in Ulaanbaatar to tackle air pollution

AKIPRESS.COM - The Mongolian government’s resolution to ban on raw coal consumption in Ulaanbaatar city has been in effect since May 15, 2019 as an effort to tackle air pollution, Montsame reported. 

The capital city’s police department has been overseeing the ban implementation from 36 elevated points in Ulaanbaatar as well as checking points to the city.

Since October 4, some 188 violations have been detected concerning the use of raw coal since October 3 and 503 tons of raw coal have been transferred to relevant organizations.

Individuals and entities who transported or used raw coal in Ulaanbaatar city will face fine up to MNT 300 thousand and MNT 3 million respectively as ruled by the law on offence.

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