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5 Brick Kilns Fined Tk8 Lakh In Sylhet

Five block ovens in Sylhet's Beanibazar and Golapganj upazilas have been fined Tk8 lakh. A joint drive by Rab and the Department of Environment (DoE) slapped the fine on Thursday. Rab-9 agent authority Major Md Shawkatul Monaem and DoE Sylhet office Director Mohammad Imran Hossain drove the drive, Rab said in an official statement on Friday. An examination report by the DoE and the World Bank distributed in March a year ago on the wellsprings of air contamination in Bangladesh recognized three fundamental sources – block ovens, exhaust of vehicles and residue from building destinations. "Block ovens are answerable for 58 percent air contamination in the capital. Plans have been taken to close [traditional] ovens presently in activity. We're attempting to deliver eco-accommodating blocks," Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin had informed that. He said the public authority intends to quit consuming blocks at ovens by 2025 and use b