Two polluting factories in N’ganj fined Tk28 lakh

The Department of Environment (DoE) on Sunday reaalised Tk28 lakh as
fine from two factories in Narayanganj district on charge of polluting
The factories are Nipun Synthetic Leather Industries Ltd at Dighi
Borabo in Rupganj upazila of the district and Poly Fabrics Ltd in
Kanchpur of Sonargaon upazila.
DoE director (monitoring and enforcement) M Alamgir said Nipun
Synthetic was fined Tk one lakh on charge of continuing factory
activities violating the environmental clearance rules.
Besides, Poly Fabrics was fined Tk26.96 lakh as it was causing damage
to the environment through running production activities without
obtaining DoE’s clearance certificate and without keeping ETP
(Effluent Treatment Plant) operational.
Owners of the two factories and their representatives at the DoE
headquarters in the capital on Sunday admitting their offences pledged
to take preventive measures.
(UNB, Narayanganj)

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