Eco permit of company near Kelani Ganga temporarily suspended

Eco permit of company near Kelani Ganga temporarily suspended

Eco permit of company near Kelani Ganga temporarily suspended

Written by Staff Writer

25 Aug, 2015 | 7:39 am

The eco permit of the factory allegedly responsible for the oil spill that has polluted the Kelani Ganga has been temporarily suspended.Chairman of the Central Environmental Authority Professor Lal Dharmasiri said that all operations of the factory have been suspended until further notice.

He also stated that investigations have commenced in order to ascertain the damage done to the Kelani Ganga from the oil spill. On August 17 the Water Supply and Drainage Board had to limit the supply of water to some areas due to the oil spill.

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