Bolu Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization consists of 7 departments ( 2 environment departments, 4 urbanization departments, 1 administration department) and about 85 staff members (biologist, environmental engineer, chemical engineer, geological engineer, mechanical engineer, electrical and electronics engineer, urban and regional planner, map engineer, architect, civil engineer etc.). It has a wide sphere of duties :
- protection of environment (solid waste, air pollution, waste water, soil pollution, environmental impact assessment etc.)
- energy efficiency (e.g. increasing public awareness on energy efficiency in buildings, increasing energy sources and energy efficiency in use)- building inspection during construction- protection of natural assets, biodiversity, protected areas - market surveillance - sustainable development, housing and cooperative works - building assessment, post-earthquake damage inspections- sustainable urbanization.
It has also organized workshops about environment with the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) managed by European Commission.
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National, regional or local government organisation