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Tuesday January 16, 2018 04:09 PM



  • Brick kilns biggest source for country’s air pollution

    Brick kilns biggest source for country’s air pollution

    Roadside inspection under the ongoing CASE project also identified motorcycles and diesel vehicles as the worst polluters

    Brick kilns are the leading cause of air pollution in the country, while vehicular emissions have been identified as the second largest contributor.

  • Pacific Bricks fined Tk10m for pollution

    Pacific Bricks fined Tk10m for pollution

    The brick industry has been polluting the environment and destroying the ecology

     

    The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday fined Pacific Marine Service Auto Bricks Tk10m for polluting the Karnaphuli River in Chittagong.

    According to a press release, Md Alamgir, director of enforcement at the DoE, ordered the industry to stop their production, as it violated the existing Brick Burning (Control) Act 2001 by setting brick kilns within three kilometres of the City Corporation area.

  • ConocoPhillips’ 2D survey results likely in May

    ConocoPhillips’ 2D survey results likely in May

    The US based company to explore blocks for nine years

    The results of the 2D seismic survey to explore oil and gas in the Bay of Bengal by US-based ConocoPhillips will be published by May.

    “ConocoPhillips has already submitted the acquisition results of its 2D seismic survey. It is now working on the final report,” Petrobangla Director for production sharing contract Muhammad Imaduddin told Dhaka Tribnue on Saturday.

    The company has already covered 2,600 line km of area for the survey.

    “We hope that the final results can be published by May,” said Imaduddin.

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