Only two decades ago, people bathed in the Hyderabad canal in Tongi, Gazipur.
The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday placed grave statistics before a parliamentary body on the state of Dhaleshwari river, saying aquatic life and biodiversity of the river are being destroyed due to unbridled pollution caused by the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate.
The Department of Environment (DoE) today fined a dyeing factory in Gazipur Tk one lakh for not properly setting up an Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP).
Fish worth around Tk 15 lakh have died due to dumping of waste of a cattle haat into ‘Sagardighi’ in Sreemangal Municipality of Moulvibazar. The dead fish mostly rohu and pangas weighing 2-4 kg were seen floating on the waterbody when the report was filed on Saturday.