Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
The Bangladesh-run Water Resource Planning Organisation (WARPO) recently put forward an updated guideline for environmental impact assessment (EIA) for flood control and drainage structures. This guideline is a modified one with particular focus on flood protection and drainage projects. Director general of environment department Hedayetul Islam Chowdhury says flood control and drainage structures are crucial for protection of lives and property.