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Court orders Irrigation Ministry to conserve banks

Jan 31, 2011 5:00:19 AM - itnnews.lk

The Supreme Court has directed the Irrigation Ministry to take measures to conserve the banks of the Ma-oya which have been affected due to sand mining.

The Supreme Court made this order when a case related to illegal sand mining came up for hearing. The Supreme Court mentioned that according to environment reports the banks of the Ma-Oya have been seriously damaged due to sand mining. The Supreme Court ordered the Central Environmental Authority to take measures to grow various types of trees on the damaged banks.