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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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‘People dumping construction waste, garbage face big fines’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad has instructed the Environment Police Department to look into violations of environment protection regulations, particularly the improper dumping construction waste and other types of garbage. In a press statement, Al-Fahad disclosed some contractors or individuals just leave construction waste, …

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Kuwait home to huge mass of domestic waste in world – Build two recycling factories: EPA

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: Director-General of Public Relations Department of the Environment Public Authority Dr. Khalid Al-Anzi said more than 1,020 working in private and private institutions have been referred to the concerned authority for violating the Environment Law, reports Arab Times daily. Speaking to the daily on the sidelines …

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‘No asbestos in Shaab Marine area’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3, (KUNA): Environment Public Authority (EPA) has affirmed that there are no substances containing asbestos fibers in Shaab Marine area, denying the news that has been circulating recently on social media concerning their presence in this area. In a press statement, it said, “This news is baseless. …

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Five arrested for dumping garbage in open area – Video clip traps suspects

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Five people were arrested after appearing in a video that went viral on social media recently. The suspects were seen discarding garbage in an open area next to the livestock pen for camels — an act punishable by Environment Protection Law No. 42/2014, says Public Relations …

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MP urges action on Green Belt

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 15: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has asked the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) to implement the Environmental Green Belt Project in Sabah Al-Ahmad City in order to avoid environmental damages caused by dust storms and unstable weather conditions during summer. In a press statement, …

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Garbage dumped – 3 Indians and their Kuwaiti sponsor held

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: Environment police arrested three Indians and their Kuwaiti sponsor for dumping garbage in a yard in Rumaithiya, reports AlAnba daily. This came after a citizen, who works at the Interior Ministry, lodged a complaint with the environment police accusing three Indians of dumping garbage in the …

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Heavy fines on the cards for throwing garbage from cars

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Head of the Citations Department, and acting supervisor of cleanliness at the Kuwaiti Municipality, Hawally branch Nasser Al-Ghanim has said the Municipality will deal strictly with those who throw cigarette butts onto the street from moving vehicles, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the fine will …

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