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Any other data from any source presenting ambient air quality of Islamabad was neither verified nor approved by the PAK-EPA, the report added.
The incident occurred when an inspection team from the ministry and the Pak-EPA visited Blue Area, the capital's commercial centre, to enforce the ban on plastic bags.
'People will see action very soon,' Altaf said, adding that the Pak-EPA teams will be comprised of officials from the environment watchdog, the Climate Change Ministry, the Capital Development Authority (CDA), the Islamabad Municipal Corporation (IMC) and the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration.
"Water quality management and observation was the mandate of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) which also shared its report regularly with PAK-EPA," she added.Moreover, the water was chlorinated through water treatment plant set up at the reservoir which used to treat all of the water coming through the dam.
Nine steel mills have installed on-line dust monitoring system, which is under monitoring by Pak-EPA and their efficiency is regularly checked.
The sources said Pak-EPA examined that different countries have addressed the plastic bags issues in following ways:
This level is 4.8 times in excess the WHO standard (WHO, 2006) and 3 times greater than the Pak-EPA limit (Pak-EPA, 2009).
Senator Mushahidullah Khan, Federal Minister for Climate Change has showed serious concerns and reservations over the alleged infringement by CDA and has directed Pak-EPA to strictly ensure the compliance of environmental law and take stern action against the violators.
Hospital waste, most of which is handled improperly, has particularly become a grave threat to environment, added a Pak-EPA official.
PAK-EPA Director General Farzana Altaf Shah briefing the Senate panel said that Islamabad Capital Territory Administration (ICTA) had a dedicated post of motor vehicle examination officer which was lying idle as no work was done in that office.
Islamabad -- Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (PAK-EPA) Director General Farzana Altaf Shah Friday told the sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change that there was no effective system of vehicular emission testing in country.
According to the daily ambient air quality report of the federal capital by Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (PAK-EPA) the 24 hours average ratio of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and Sulphur dioxide (SO2) were 14.26 micrograms per cubic meter (mg/ m3) and 12.26 mg/m3 respectively against the respective National Environmental Quality Standards (NEQS) of 80 mg/m3 and 120mg/m3.