PCB recovers fine of `25000, seizes banned SUP, polythene in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Pollution Control Board (PCB) today realized a fine of Rs. 25000 from erring traders and seized 85 kgs of banned Single Use Plastic (SUP) and polythene in Safakadal market during a marking checking drive, here.
During the drive, the PCB team was assisted by the officials of the Forest Protection Force and Police.
The Regional Director, Kashmir, Pollution Control Board, Rafi Ahmad Bhat said that such drives will continue in the future and warned the dealers/stockists of procuring banned SUP and polythene carry bags adding which otherwise shall warrant strict action.

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