29 February 2024,   12:50
Nine illegal sawmills identified in Imereti and Samegrelo

Nine illegal sawmills had been identified last month in Imereti and Samegrelo.

According to the Department of Environmental Supervision, 3 of the unregistered sawmills were sealed in Khoni municipality in Imereti, while 6 circular type sawing machines were sealed in backyards of residents of Chkhorotsku, Martvili and Senaki municipalities in Samegrelo.

Inspectors also found a large amount of illegally cut timber in the illegal sawmills.

In total, 267 units of untreated round timber logs of various types and primary processing products with a volume of about 30 cubic metres were sealed.