House panel on environment visits SWGH

TURA: The Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Committee on Environment led by its Chairman and MLA, S K Sunn along with other members including MLAs Himalaya Shangpliang, Miani D Shira, Kimfa S Marbaniang, Rakkam Sangma and Co-opted member, Garland Star Swet on Wednesday visited various sand mining sites, brick kilns and stone quarries under South West Garo Hills district to take stock of the environmental impact of the activities.

Among the places visited by the committee were the sand mining sites at damalgre, brick klins at Garobadha area and stone quarries at Zekabari.

During a brief meeting with villagers and brick klin owners at a brick klin at Garobadha area the Committee discussed various environmental concerns regarding emissions and other byproducts of the activity.

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