VALPOI: Lack of garbage disposal plants for the Valpoi municipal council (VMC) and also for the industrial estates at Pissurlem and Honda, has forced businessmen and factory owners to dump waste in the reserved forests as well as on revenue land having forest cover in Sattari taluka.
Range forest officer of Valpoi Muhmad Aga, when contacted by STOI, said, "I am aware about the incidents of garbage dumping inside the forest areas. Our staff members have already been told to nab the culprits. If any company or individual is found dumping garbage in the forested areas, stringent action will be taken." Read more
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