Any person who will violate the law that ban open burning of waste will be punished by imprisonment of one year and a fine.
Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation issued its weekly report, citing that the country has collected and recycled 787,874 tons of rice straw.
Rice straws could also be used for the industry of paper, bricks, and furniture and for the production of biogas.
Ministry of Environment prepares to launch measures to confront the recurring annual phenomenon known as “Black Clouds,” resulting from the illegal burning of agricultural leftovers, especially rice straw.
The Black Cloud is regarded as one of the main causes of climate change; its huge problematic health issues required a more strict approach.
The recurring phenomenon of “Black Clouds” has always been a headache for the government, which has been fighting for years the practice of burning agricultural leftovers.