Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency

Bad practices: Corruption probe initiated against top Pak-EPA officials

Date of Release: 
Oct 18 2015

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has launched a probe into the conduct of top Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) officials for their alleged involvement in massive irregularities and corrupt practices, documents available with the Express Tribune reveal.

According to a letter issued by the FIA Anti Corruption Circle, the agency is holding an enquiry against senior Pak-EPA officials. An official at the environmental watchdog confirmed that the FIA had contacted the agency’s head and was probing corruption charges.

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Polluting the environment: Two steel mills sealed in industrial area

Date of Release: 
Oct 17 2015

ISLAMABAD: Two steel mills in the capital’s industrial sector have been sealed for violating environmental laws and creating pollution.

A monitoring team from the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) visited the city’s industrial area in Sector I-9 on Thursday and found Siddique Steel Mills and SH Steel in compliant with environmental laws.

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