Environment official admits issuing permits for charcoal
Barahona, Dominican Republic.- Environment Ministry provincial director César Ferreras on Sunday admitted that the 1,510 sacks of charcoal seized by the military near the town of Vicente Noble “had legal a permit.”
He said the charcoal’s owners had all the legal requirements from the Environment Ministry as well as the National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD). "They have a letter of route issued by the Independencia Provincial Environment Agency from where we issue a certification which covers the letter of route that they presented."
Quoted by elnacional.com.do, the official added that the DNCD also certified that the shipment of charcoal seized on a truck didn’t have any legal problems.