Asian Paper Mills fined for pollution in Bangladesh

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Asian Paper Mills fined for pollution in Bangladesh

June 10, 2019 - 18:02
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CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh, June 10, 2019 (Local News) -Department of Environment on Monday fined Tk 20 lakh to Chattogram Asian Paper Mills for discharging industrial waste into a nearby canal that flows into the river Halda.

Chattogram Asian Paper Mills Private Limited, situated at Nondirhat area of Chikondondi union of Hathazari upazila in Chattogram, was accused of not operating the effluent treatment plant, ETP in short, as part of waste management.

After a hearing on Monday, DoE Chattogram region director Md Moazzem Hossain fined the mill primarily Tk 20 lakh after environmental damage assessment following the article-7 of Environment Act 1995.

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