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Environmental, health hazards: SEPA moves SHC against KPT’s operation of coal terminal

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KARACHI: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) moved the Sindh High Court (SHC) against the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) for handling coal at its terminal in Shireen Jinnah Colony in violation of environmental laws, posing serious health hazards to public health. The SEPA director general Naeem Ahmed Mughal submitted a report to a division bench of the SHC, submitting that ... Read More »

SHC extends stay order against construction of nuclear plants

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KARACHI: A Sindh High Court (SHC) bench, headed by its Chief Justice Maqbool Baqar, granted extension in a stay order already issued against the construction of two nuclear power plants – K-II and K-III till November 12. The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission requested the court to allow construction to begin, claimed that the stay order was losses to the tune ... Read More »