ABBOTTABAD, (Pakistan Point News - 10th August, 2016) : District Administration Abbottabad and Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) on Wednesday sealed many stone crushing plants those were emitting pollution in the area. According to details, on the complaints of the residents of Chona Kari and Ghumawan, district administration and EPA initially served notices to the stone crushing plants owners for eradication of dust which was posing a problem for the residents of the both villages.
The owners did not bothered about the issue and continued the production of crushed stone. Additional Assistant Commissioner Syed Abbass Ali Shah Bukhari along with EPA team raided on the stone crushing plants and sealed about 12 plants for violating rules and emitting pollution which was dangerous for the residents of the area. On this occasion Syed Abbas Ali Shah said that they have sealed these plants on the complaints of the villagers those were disturbed by the noise and dust of the plants. He further said that they will take strict action against other plants if they receive any other complaint, to provide a healthy and safe environment to the masses is our prime responsibility.