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Kohat Cement Factory’s clinkering unit sealed for harmful emissions

November 13, 2018: The district administration sealed a clinkering unit of Kohat Cement Factory for emitting large amounts of dust and posing threats to health of nearby localities on Tuesday.

Accompanied by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Chief Analyst Muhammad Irshad and Analyst Dr Khaista Gul, Additional Assistant Commissioner Revenue Tahir Ali visited Kohat Cement Factory and sealed its clinkering unit for violating environmental regulations.

Talking to media men, the additional deputy commissioner said the factory’s administration were given several prior notices that its clinkering unit was spewing harmful emissions in the air, so filtration bag be installed on it to make it compliant and avert threat to peoples’ health.

But the factory’s administration paid no heed to such serious issue, prompting the district administration to seal the unit altogether.

The unit would remain sealed until it was made in compliance with EPA regulations, he added.

(APP)

Posted on: 2018-11-13T13:44:00+05:00

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