Industrial unit asked to redress people’s grievances


The Environment Protection Department (EPD) of the City District Government Lahore issued a notice on Friday to an industrial unit to redress the grievances of the residents.
According to EPD sources, a chemical manufacturing unit in the area of Havailian Stop, Ferozpur Road is working in a residential area without a proper waste management system in place, causing noise and air pollution.
The residents of the area complained of illnesses as a result of exposure to the pollutants.
On the complaint of residents, the EPD authorities, under section 146-2 of the Punjab Local Government Ordinance, 2001 directed the owner of the unit, to redress the grievance of the residents and said failure to do so would result in the unit being sealed.