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PHC orders closure of KTH incinerator after EPA report

Source: The News, Date: July , 2017

Source: The News, July. Peshawar, July 8, 2017 :-The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has directed the Khyber Teaching Hospital (KTH) management to close incinerator till the next order after receiving Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s report that it was creating air pollution. A bench comprising Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Abdul Shakoor passed the direction after receiving report from the EPA about the steps taken by the hospitals for disposal of medical waste. On the previous hearing, the court had directed the EPA Director General, Dr Bashir Khan, to inspect all the government and private hospitals of the provincial metropolis and submit a detailed report about the steps taken for disposal of the waste.

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