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Kuwait University campus raided

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: The Environment Police paid a surprise visit to the Kuwait University in response to complaints filed by some students about smoking at the cafeterias of the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Social Sciences, a matter which aroused division in the views of the students …

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Kuwaiti minister says environmental conservation remains ‘serious issue’

Global warming poses a serious threat KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2, (KUNA) : Environmental preservation issues are among Kuwait’s most perennial concerns amid the myriad of challenges facing the world today, a minister said on Tuesday. Global warming poses a serious threat to even the most biologically diverse natural areas, Kuwait’s …

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Trucker to be deported for dumping industrial waste close to a mosque

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19:  Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Ministry of Interior has issued an explanatory statement on a video clip circulated via social media, which shows a tanker driver dumping industrial waste close to a mosque in Mina Abdullah Area. Statement affirmed that Environmental Investigation Unit …

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EPA catches co-op ‘officials’ off guard

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 16: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has referred some officials of the Union of Cooperative Societies and others to the Public Prosecution for violating the Environmental Protection Act No. 42 of 2014 and its amendments, reports Al- Rai daily. It has been reported the EPA police during …

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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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