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Sugar mills ordered to install in-house treatment systems

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KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated Commission on Water and Sanitation has given one week to sugar mills to comply with its order for installation of in-house treatment systems to stop polluting the waterways and environment in rural areas. The Commission Chairperson Justice (retd) Amir Hani Muslim, conducted the hearing on Tuesday. He expressed annoyance with the Sindh […]

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’SEPA has no record of treatment plants’

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KARACHI – The Sindh Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has no record of the treatment plants or septic tanks in the factories of the province, Sindh Water Commission (SWC) was told on Wednesday. Naeem Mughal, Additional Director General SEPA submitted a list in the commission – headed by former judge of Supreme Court Justice Amir Hani […]

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‘Coal power project to destroy marine ecology’

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KARACHI: Environmentalists, wildlife experts and other stakeholders at a public hearing of a coal power project to be built at Port Qasim declared its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report ‘highly flawed’ stating that it seemed to have been prepared in haste. The public hearing was organised by the Sindh Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) at a […]

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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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