LHC CJ orders crackdown on industries creating pollution

Dawn | Jan 17, 2020 at 6:59 AM
  • Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh on Thursday directed the Punjab government to take stern action against the industries violating environmental laws and also sought report about coal power plants’ effects on climate.
  • An official of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) told court that the new master plan for Lahore was being drafted to bring about improvements.
  • Advocate Azhar Siddique, the counsel for another petitioner, pointed out that there was no mechanism to measure the effects of coal power plants in the province.