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    Poisonous gas kills two tannery workers at Savar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on May 03, 2018

    At least two workers of a leather industry at Hemayetpur of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, died inhaling poisonous gases on Wednesday....

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    Minimum wage for tannery workers set at Tk 12,800

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 06, 2018

    The government has announced Tk 12,800 as the minimum monthly wage for the country’s tannery workers with an increase by 46 per cent from the...

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    Govt must stop use of tannery waste in poultry feed

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 03, 2018

    IT IS alarming that the use of toxic tannery wastes containing heavy metals such as chromium and cadmium as poultry and fish feed is growing,...

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    Hidden pipeline releasing chromium into Dhaleshwari

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on December 30, 2017

    Chromium, the most hazardous element of tannery wastes, is being released into the River Dhaleshwari at Savar through an underground pipeline set at the south-western...

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    Stop pollution from Savar tanneries: green activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:07am on December 21, 2017

    The government should take immediate steps to stop pollutions from tanneries at Savar of Dhaka, observed a group of green activists at a discussion on...

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    Enforce law to prevent recycling of toxic tannery waste

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    UNREGULATED use of toxic feed for poultry and fish farming, fertilizer for agricultural production, and rampant adulteration of food proved to be a major public...

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    Toxic tannery wastes used in poultry feed flouting HC ban

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:30am on November 20, 2017

    An increasing number of poultry feed mills, for which dangerous tannery wastes laced with poisonous chemicals are raw materials, shifted to Savar near the Tannery...

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    Tanneries at Savar polluting Dhaleshwari, Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on November 18, 2017

    Green activists on Friday alleged that untreated toxic effluents from relocated tanneries at Savar were polluting the River Dhaleshwari as well as the adjacent River...

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    No room for creating a Hazaribagh at Savar

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    ROUGHLY 12,000 cubic metres of effluents that 67 units in the Savar Leather Estate produce coming to be dumped untreated into the River Dhaleswari is...

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    HC summons Chinese contractor, local agent

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:01am on August 17, 2017

    The High Court on Wednesday summoned two Chinese contractors and their local agent to appear before the court on August 22 to explain failure to...