Brick Menace

 
Published: Monday 15 July 2002

-- More than 200 brick fields in Savar Upazila in Bangladesh are threatening the environment and ecosystem. It is mandatory to install an at least 45-metre-high chimney with filter in every kiln for emission of smoke. But most kilns have 12 to 15-metre-high chimneys. The use of such chimneys leads to emission of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide.

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