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Addis to institute air quality management system

Joins megacity air quality project by the US Visiting Addis Ababa this week, Sara Terry, senior policy advisor to the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards under the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has brought her team to initiate the work of air quality management system in the capital.

MPs discuss bill on disposal of hazardous waste

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday endorsed a new draft proclamation – a bill providing for the management and disposal of hazardous waste. The bill aims at preventing potential harm caused to human health and the environment due to mismanagement of imported and locally produced hazardous waste and chemicals.

PM intercedes on tanneries’ behalf

Following intercession by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, six tanneries shut down for flouting environmental standards resumed operation on Wednesday, The Reporter has learnt.