Four factories sealed over environmental violations in Hyderabad
By News Desk
September 8, 2023 11:49 AM
A technical team of the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) sealed four factories in the SITE area, Hyderabad, over environmental violations, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.
According to SEPA Director General (DG) Naeem Ahmed Mughal, a factory manufacturing plastic shopping bags in Moro was sealed.
The administration of the private hospitals of Shaheed Benazirabad was given a warning for not complying with the environmental laws.
“All four factories were sealed for environmental violations,” SEPA DG Naeem Ahmed Mughal said.
A factory producing oil from poultry waste, two warehouses, and a steel mill were sealed under the Environmental Production Order.
All these factories were violating the Environment Act 2014, and they were issued warnings many times. They were also issued notices and given chances of personal hearing.
“The factories will not be allowed to operate until full compliance with environmental laws,” the SEPA DG said.