Fenaka Corporation has been slapped with MVR 4 million fine for building power houses at 21 islands without completion of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) process.
In a statement on Sunday, Environment Protection Agency (EPA) said they investigated Fenaka for building powerhouses at 21 islands without completing the EIA process. Following their investigation, EPA said they have fined Fenaka by MVR 4,200,000.
EPA’s statement read that information received during the investigation and the documents exchanged between the two parties established that physical works on the powerhouses commenced without completing the EIA process.
They also noted that Fenaka had been previously fined for violating the regulations of EIA.
The 21 islands where physical works on the powerhouses commenced without completion of EIA are;
Fenaka Has been instructed by EPA to settle the fine within 30 days, starting today.
EPA also called on Fenaka to adhere to regulations while undertaking projects.