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Study reveals extent of Bangladesh tannery pollution

A joint study by the Geography and Environment Department of Jahangirnagar University, Environmental Science Department of Stamford University and Waterkeepers, Bangladesh has shown that leather production is having a significant impact on water quality.


No desalination facility in Savar

The Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in the Savar Industrial Park is reported to have been designed without a desalination facility, meaning the nearby Dhaleshwari River will continue to be polluted by the tanneries.