DoE fines Gazipur factory Tk 26 lakh for pollution
The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday fined a garment factory in Gazipur Tk 26 lakh for polluting the environment.
DoE Director M Alamgir (monitoring and enforcement) fined Ayman Textile and Hosiery Ltd in Chandra area of Kaliakoir upazila for discharging untreated waste into the Turag river. The factory authorities were also ordered to install an effluent treatment plant (ETP).
Representative of the factory owner at the DoE headquarters promised to take necessary steps in this regard.