In order to ensure free access and transit on the beaches in Puerto Vallarta, the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) conducted an inspection and eviction of unlicensed vendors in the streets leading to Los Muertos beach.
With a special operation in the area of Los Muertos beach, the federal delegation of Profepa in coordination with municipal offices, conducted tours of problematic areas.
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Authorities reported that during the tour, they found semi-fixed facilities dedicated to the sale and preparation of food that did not have permission from the Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) so evictions were issued. Authorities also removed furniture such as chairs, tables, umbrellas and coolers restaurant, which obstructed partially transit to the beach.
Also at the intersection known as “Pilitas”, five motorized water vehicles also did not have permits from Semarnat, that were obstructing the Zofemat access.
During the operation a groups of black turtle nesting near one of the beach entrances was observed, a situation that served to alert neighbors of the possible environmental damaged caused by illegal usage of federal land.