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Experts: ‘Changes to Brick Production Act contribute to more air pollution’


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New amendments to the existing law make it easier to obtain brick kiln production licenses

Significant changes to the Brick Production and Brick Kiln Building (Control) Act of 2013 will pave the way to more pollution from mushrooming brick kilns, experts and environmentalists said.Under Bangladesh’s current five-year plan, when the government is committed to reducing air pollution to zero by 2020, the presidential ordinance published on November 18, 2018, made at least 40 changes to the Act via a gazette signed by Mohammad Shahidul Haque, law ministry senior secretary (legislative and parliament affairs division).The changes have made it easier to obtain brick kiln production licenses.

The act, passed in parliament in November 2013, prohibits brick kilns within the boundaries of several areas such as: residential, preserved or commercial areas; city corporation, municipality, or upazila headquarters; public or privately owned forests, sanctuaries, gardens or wetlands; agricultural land, Ecologically Critical Areas (ECA) and areas adjacent to these areas – making it a punishable offense,taking into account the air pollution, damage to agricultural land and other environmental threats caused by brick production. 

For More: https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/environment/2018/12/18/experts-changes-to-brick-production-act-contribute-to-more-air-pollution

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