Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh

Draft clean air act presented for immediate approval


The draft suggests the DoE shall prepare a time-bound National Air Quality Management Plan The draft of “clean air act-2019” proposes that the government announce the names of critical areas in regard to the Air Quality Index (AQI), and the head of any government entity be held responsible for violating the law. 

Section 7 of the law says that the government may declare an area as a critical (non-attainment) or special control one if air quality deteriorates in the particular area or it needs specific attention to get rid of the situation.   According to section 27 of the draft, if an offence is committed by any government agency, its head will be considered guilty of the violating the law, and held liable to face punishment accordingly. Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers’ Association (BELA) and Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) prepared the draft law and presented it at a workshop at a Dhaka hotel on Thursday.  

For More:https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/environment/2019/02/14/clean-air-act-in-the-offing

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