Home / Knowledge / News / Polluters of Karnaphuli to face stern action
Polluters of Karnaphuli to face stern action
11
Jan '08
Karnaphuli is a river which is the life line for the people of Chittagong in Bangladesh. Since long there had been complaints of heavy pollution and danger to the aquatic life from the industries situated along the river.

There are over 700 industrial units which were throwing pollutants into the river without treating the same. The Department of Environment (DoE) had served notices to those industrial units to treat the pollutants before the effluents were released from the industrial units. Only a few units had responded to the notice which had a deadline of October 31, 2007.

The DoE met yesterday again after a lapse of more than two months of given dead line to take strict action against those units which have not complied with the directives of the department.

All the the representatives from the elected local body, the Chittagong development authority and the port authorities were present in the meeting.

The major industries which have been identified and said to be contributing to the pollution to the river are the textile mills, tanneries, chemical units etc. Adding to the pollution from the these units are the wastes being generated from the population of the city of Chittagong.

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: India ITME

Textiles | On 8th Dec 2016

Industry needs to create 1cr jobs in 3yrs: Kavita Gupta

Sharing several initiatives laid out by the government in R&D,...

Textiles | On 8th Dec 2016

Package will boost made-ups sector: SIMA

The reforms package approved by the Union Cabinet to boost employment ...

Textiles | On 8th Dec 2016

Cabinet okays reforms to boost jobs in made-ups sector

The Union Cabinet chaired by prime minister Narendra Modi has given...

Interviews View All

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search