EPA public hearing of Golf Flora held

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The Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) on Tuesday held a public hearing of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report of the multistory residential project here which was participated by a large number of civil society members. The public hearing was presided over by Deputy Director, EIA and Monitoring Khalid Mehmood along with the representatives of the Imarat Group of Companies proposing the project.

The public hearing under the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997 and review of IEE/EIA Regulations, 2000 includes a detailed account of existing environmental conditions, a project description, an analysis of the impacts and proposed mitigation measures to be implemented during the project execution.

Speaking on the occasion, the project proponent informed that there were 15 projects of the Imarat Group of Companies out of which eight schemes were given approval by the EPA.

He said the health safety requirements compliance was mandatory for project implementation and the Imarat Group was considering all such formalities seriously.