EPA launches crackdown on private hospitals, Bar-B-Q shops

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PESHAWAR: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has launched crackdown on private medical facilities business units that are operating without proper mechanism of garbage disposing. Spokesman for EPA, told that crackdown has been started under KP Environmental Protection Act 2014 and environmental Assessment Rules 2021. He said that action has also been taken against medical facilities that are without proper garbage disposal mechanism, Bar-B-Q shops and service stations. He said that fifteen medical facilities including private hospitals have been served notices for disposing garbage on inappropriate places and ignoring precautionary measures. APP