Tulum, Q.R. –The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) says it will file a complaint with the Federal Attorney’s Office against Hotel Acuario de Tulum for violation of an ordered closure.
Workers have carried on with construction while the company continues to ignore the closure seals imposed by Profepa for lack of permits.
The hotel project, which is located inside the Tulum National Park, was paid another visit by Profepa officials who found seven men laying bricks on the closed project.
Hotel Acuario de Tulum was shut down by Profepa for failing both security checks and lack of permit verification, in particular, they are without the Environmental Impact Authorization issued by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.
Tulum National Park has a large variety of mangroves, which contain different species of flora and fauna of the region as well as delicate beach areas and cenotes. These areas of the park are protected by the Mexican Federal Government.