Economy March 29, 2017 | 8:35 pm

Officials find ‘serious’ morass at gas stations

Santo Domingo.-  Three cabinet ministries on Wednesday announced measures to organize the fuels market, after having found “serious violations at stations selling liquid fuels and propane gas.”

In a meeting at the Environment Ministry between the ministers of Industry and Commerce Temístocles Montás; Gonzalo Castillo, of Public Works, and Francisco Domínguez, of Environment, the officials said of 1,304 gas stations inspected, only 22% have the Public Works permit; only 26% have the Environment license and only 2% have insurance policies.

Moreover, only 22% have the mandatory construction permit issued by Public Works.

In the case of propane gas stations, of the 1,364 inspected only 11% have the permit from Public Works; 20% from Environment; 9% have insurance policies and 21% have construction permits.

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