Karachi, January 10, 2020: On the directives of Advisor to CM Sindh on Law, Environment, Climate Change and Coastal Development, Barrister Murtuza Wahab, Sindh Environmental Protection Agency served reminders of its earlier notices to five civic agencies of Karachi on complaints of dumping of solid waste into the sea.
They are KMC, DMC South, KWSB, Sindh Solid Waste Management Board and Cantonment Board Clifton.
One month ago they were served notices which were not responded by them as yet. Therefore, as reminder they were served notices again.
In earlier notices they were offered an opportunity of personal hearing to defend their position on subject matter. However none of them availed the opportunity.
This time they were directed to submit their progress report on subject matter within week’s time failing which action would be initiated against them as per provision of Sindh Environmental Protection Act 2014 which may include prosecution against them in the court of civil judge judicial magistrate