Government performs cleanup operation to remove sargassum from Boca Chica beach

The Ministry of Tourism announced this Saturday that it is carrying out an operation to clean up the sargassum that has affected the Boca Chica beach for several weeks.

They indicated that, several public institutions joined in the cleaning of the seaweed, among them the Navy of the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC), the Municipality of Boca Chica and the Ministry of the Environment.

The information was released through a press release, in which they affirmed that this is the highest density of sargassum registered between June-July.

They also indicated that the operation carried out under the instructions of the Tourism Cabinet, headed by President Luis Abinader, aims to reduce the sargassum and keep clean the surroundings of this busy beach.

It is recalled that the citizens of the municipality of Boca Chica have complained through videos that the owners of businesses located on the beach of Boca Chica have had to clean up, without being able to cope with the large amount of seaweed that reaches the shore, day after day.

Source: Mitur.gob.do

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