The parliamentary standing committee of MOEFCC, Bangladesh, recommended industries’ ETP capacity to increase to 20 thousand kiloliters to prevent environmental pollution
The Parliamentary Standing Committee meeting of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Bangladesh, recommended increasing the primary storage capacity of the Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) installed in industries to 20,000 kiloliters per day within six months to prevent environmental pollution.
The meeting took place at Bangladesh National Parliament under the chairmanship of committee president Saber Hossain Chowdhury.
In the meeting, prevention of severe pollution of Savar tannery industry and achieving compliance, disciplinary measures taken so far by the enforcement unit of the Department of Environment, a roadmap to ensure the use of block bricks, and initiatives taken in this regard have been discussed.
Among others, Out of 7376 Forest Department recommendations, how many local administrations have taken action on the recovery of land encroachment?
The performance and results of the Environment Court to attend the upcoming COP-27 conference and the ministries’ climate change activities have also been discussed in detail.
The meeting discussed the division of all the leather industry establishments in Savar into three categories. Besides, in the meeting, the committee recommended that the Ministry formulate specific guidelines for separating chromium from tannery waste and implement them in stages.