Karachi: April 20: A preliminary report largely based on the observation of a recently turned toxic drain feeding the Keenjhar Lake has blamed lack of coordination among government departments for its longstanding problems, including pollution mainly caused by the release of untreated industrial waste.
LAHORE, Feb 28: A senior ENT surgeon of Allama Iqbal Medical College/Jinnah Hospital, Prof Dr Rashid Zia, has said the prevalence of profound hearing loss in Pakistan is 1.6 per cent per 1,000 population and the ratio is increasing every year.
ISLAMABAD: The federal minister for climate change has finally woken up to the ugly expansion of Pakistani cities, especially the federal capital, and has warned all and sundry that the city’s growth in a manner which is not environmentally sustainable and that makes it climatically non-resilient is matter of serious concern.
KARACHI, March 21: The Sindh Environmental Protection Tribunal on Monday recorded the testimonies of four prosecution witnesses in a complaint filed against a cotton mill for allegedly causing environmental pollution.
ISLAMABAD, Jan 27: Climate changes have emerged as a major challenge to the global community but it can be very serious for Pakistan.
The experts said this while speaking at a seminar held here on Thursday as they opposed devolution of environment ministry to the provinces and said that Pakistan needed strong environment protection authority.
KARACHI, Jan 27: The Sindh Environmental Protection Tribunal on Thursday directed a motorbike assembling firm to implement an environmental management plan and submit a compliance report by June 2.
Mohammad Naeem, the chief executive officer of SS Autos located in the Kotri Industrial Area, is facing a charge of failing to monitor pollution levels and ensure compliance with the national environmental quality standards.
The complaint was filed by the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) invoking the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997.