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Sepa shuts six factories

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HYDERABAD: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) shut down three factories in Hyderabad site on Wednesday as they had been working without waste water treatment plants and committing other violations of the Sindh Environmental Protection Act 2014. An agency team led by its Hyderabad regional office head Muneer Ahmed Abbasi along with police took action […]

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Cement factory in Nooriabad shut down for polluting environment

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HYDERABAD/KARA­CHI: The Environ­mental Protection Agency (EPA) got a cement production unit shut down on Tuesday in Nooriabad for repeated violations of environmental laws and an undertaking given by the management of the factory while over 200 other factories in Hyderabad district were sent warning notices for releasing hazardous discharge. The action was under taken after […]

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Environment body asks DHA to stop unapproved road works

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KARACHI: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) has asked the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) to stop roads construction and repair at different sites and seek its approval for the work, sources told Dawn on Thursday. In case of non-compliance, legal action would be initiated against the authority, Sepa warned the DHA. In a recent letter […]

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Experts urge authorities to priorities marine life preservation

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Karachi: It is the collective responsibility of the State and the society to not only ensure protection of land, air and water from pollution but also raise awareness among masses regarding consequent hazards. These views were expressed by Waqar Ahmed, an official of the Sindh Environmental Protection Authority (SEPA) on Thursday at a seminar titled […]

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Sepa DG seeks study of coal projects’ cumulative impact on environment

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KARACHI: There is a need for a comprehensive study to examine the cumulative environmental impact of coal-fired power plants that have been proposed to be built within five kilometres area of Port Qasim, the director general of the Sindh Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has said. He was speaking on Monday at a local hotel at […]

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