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  • Profepa Closed Verification Centers Because of Problems with Scales

  • A total of 103 vehicle verification stations were closed

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, 14JUNIO2016.- Antes de concluir el año, la Profepa se encarga de la revisión de los 409 verificentros que componen la Megalópolis para evitar irregularidades y actos corruptos, mejor conocidos como "dar el salto" a los automóviles. El verificentro localizado sobre Avenida Pacífico en la colonia Los Reyes es uno de los que son calificados por el público en general a través de redes sociales como "el de mejor servicio". FOTO: MARÍA JOSE MARTÍNEZ /CUARTOSCURO.COM, photo: Cuartoscuro/María José Martínez

07 of July 2016 15:46:42

Federal Environmental Prosecutor Guillermo Haro Bélchez said that vehicle verification centers had some of their stations closed because their operations had not been verified by independent laboratories.Haro Bélchez said that 103 verification stations were closed because the calibration of scales that they used had not been verified."It wasn't because they didn't have documents from the federal government, but because they hadn't been verified by an independent laboratory," he said.Special Prosecutor's Office for Environmental Protection (Profepa) Undersecretary for Industrial Inspection Arturo Rodríguez Abitia said that scales in verification systems need to be tested by independent laboratories. Rodríguez Abitia said that there are four verification centers open, but the Environmental Secretariat (Semarnat) said that there are ten open.



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