Tag Archives: environment

Environ activists said detected air pollution in form of foul odors

KUWAIT CITY, July 5: Environmental activists Tuesday detected air pollution in the form of foul odors similar to the smell of electric circuit fault in Hawally Governorate, as well as Andalous and Jaber Al-Ahmad City, citing the oil sector to be the source of the air pollution, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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EPA issues rules to settle violations by public, firms – Fine upto KD 250

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has issued a regulation to settle environmental violations committed by individuals and corporate institutions through compensation if the two sides agree on a settlement. The regulation specifies the condition for settlement in line with certain procedures, indicating the violator is supposed …

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Sheikh and a Bangladeshi charged with violating Environment Protection Law

Charges carry jail term not exceeding 10 yrs KUWAIT CITY, May 1: The Ahmadi Prosecution is looking into the case of two members of the ruling family for violating the Environment Protection Law, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said one of the Sheikhs who owns a farm in collusion with …

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Jaber Al-Ahmad School launches scathing ‘attack’ on MoE officials

‘We will file case against environment police’ KUWAIT CITY, April 5: The Jaber Al- Ahmad Secondary School has launched a scathing attack on Ministry of Education officials for not issuing a statement to condemn the practices of environment police officers, reports Al-Shahid daily. Assistant Manager of the school Abdullah Khorsheed …

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Residents furious over stagnant water – Suit eyed for environment pollution

KUWAIT CITY, March 3: The issue of stagnant water at Sabah Al-Ahmad Residential City seems to be provoking crisis amid warning that residents of the area have decided to file an accelerated lawsuit over what they consider ‘exposure to environmental pollution due to negligence of concerned officials’, reports Al-Qabas daily. …

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KEPS warns against anti-environ acts during national days’ festivities

Authority plans to conduct inspections to uncover violations: EPA  KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18, (Agencies): Kuwait Environment Protection Society (KEPS) on Saturday called for abstaining from transgressing on the environment during the national days’ celebrations. Jenan Bahzad, the society general secretary, indicated in a statement that she was making the …

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Law calls for deportation of expats for environmental violations – 26,000 Kuwaitis exempted from paying fees

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: Director General and Board Chairman of Environment Public Authority (EPA) Sheikh Abdullah Al- Ahmed Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah, in a speech he delivered at the inauguration of the forum titled “Waste management for preserving health and unsustainable development”, revealed that the environment law has an article that states …

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MP ‘calls’ for more environment police

Panel discusses fish kill, oil spill KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei has forwarded questions to Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on the Military Health Office in London. He requested for details such as the budget of the office from 2015 until the end of August …

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Regulation on companies in country concerning refuse dumping is weak

Industrial waste without treatment injurious to health KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Scientific research and studies revealed the prevailing environmental pollution caused by heaps of medical, oil and industrial wastes at dumping sites without treatment is detrimental to human health in the Kuwaiti society, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Renowned researcher in environmental …

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Water wasted for washing of vehicles

Thank you very much for your kind advices that are helpful for everyone. I would like to seek your advice on a common issue existing in Kuwait. Thousand of litres of clean water wasted everyday on washing vehicles illegally in morning hours by the building caretakers. They are not only …

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