ToRs violation: SEPA issues notices to 700 industrial, healthcare units.


Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), during 2019, issued notices to over 700 different industrial, commercial and healthcare units for violating relevant environmental standards in province.

SEPA spokesman sharing details of the efforts made by the agency said the management of 320 of these units were provided with personal hearing opportunity and were asked to plug the loopholes leading to lapse in terms of environmental degradation.

Two forty (240) other units, mainly comprising brick kilns and recycling of batteries were made to close down while cases of 50 of these were referred to courts.

During the year long exercise, environment related performance of more than 150 different healthcare facilities, scattered across the province, were also monitored and...

To continue reading