Tanzania Fines Nine Oil Companies for Contravening Environmental Rules

Tanzania Fines Nine Oil companies for Contravening Environmental Rules (News Central TV)

Tanzania’s environmental watchdog said has fined nine oil companies a total of 5.1 billion Tanzanian shillings over violation of environmental rules.

Samuel Gwamaka, the Director General of state-run National Environment Management Council (NEMC), said the nine companies have been fined after it was established that they constructed filling stations across the country without undergoing an environmental impact assessment (EIA). They are expected to pay within 14 days.

Gwamaka said an ongoing crackdown on oil companies that are operating filling stations without undergoing the EIA across the country has established that there are about 393 companies flouting the rules governing the environment.

Your Friends Also Read:  AFRICOM Donates Equipment and Mobile Field Hospital to Kenya Border Police

He said NEMC has established that most of the oil companies have constructed filling stations without EIA, adding that the crackdown was continuous.

Leave your vote


All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng

Total
24
Shares
Previous Article

ANC Boots Out Controversial Staffer Carl Niehaus

Next Article

Investors Lose N2Bln as Nigerian Bourse falls 0.01 Per Cent

Related Posts

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.