The Daily Star – 7 ship-breaking yard owners summoned

23 October 2012 - Seven ship-breaking yard owners in Chittagong have been asked to explain why their companies did not comply with conditions of environment clearance certificate.

The Department of Environment on Tuesday issued a notice asking the owners to appear before the director general at its Chittagong office on October 25.

The seven ship-breaking yards are Sayeed Steel, Shima Steel, Mamun Steel, Al Safa Re-rolling Steel Ltd, KSB Steel Mill, Mahin Enterprise and United Steel Recycling Ltd, reports our Chittagong correspondent.

They have been asked to appear before the director general from 10:00am to 2:00pm, said Golam Md Bhuiyan, an acting director of the DoE.