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Sherry Rehman takes notice of cement plant proposed in nature preserve
July 31, 2022

Minister for Climate Change, Sherry Rehman has taken notice of the proposal for Limestone Lease and installation of ten thousand tonnes per day Cement Plant by a company, in the area declared as “Salt Range Nature Reserve Complex” in Tehsil Choa Saidan Shah of district Chakwal.

In a press release, she said blasting and quarrying of raw materials by the proposed cement plant threaten the ecology of this rich biodiversity.

The Minister urged Punjab Environmental Protection Agency to conduct in-depth assessments to ensure the protected areas.