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10:20 PM, January 13, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:26 PM, January 13, 2021

DoE fines 10 businesses, 3 persons over violations of environmental laws

The Department of Environment (DoE) Chattogram region fined 13 businesses a total of Tk 11,72,000 for damaging the environment and violation of DoE conditions.

The fine was slapped on them after hearing at the DoE office in the port city's Khulsi area, reports our Chattogram correspondent.

Mohammad Moazzom Hossain, director of DoE (Chattogram region), told The Daily Star that five brick kilns were fined Tk 6,50,000 for not renewing DoE's clearance certificate while three individual were fined Tk 5 lakhs for cutting hills without permission.

Five other businesses including a diagnostic center, flour mill and LPG gas company were fined a total of Tk 22,000 for violating DoE conditions stipulated in the clearance certificates, he added.

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