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Traditional brick kilns continue to pollute air, take life and cause huge financial loss: World Bank Report

Experts say Nepal, which has a smaller brick market compared to India and Bangladesh, can make transition to clean technology in a short span of time. Traditional brick kilns continue to pollute air, take life and cause huge financial loss: World Bank Report
There are nearly 1,600 brick kilns operating in Nepal and they burn approximately 1 million tonnes of coal every year, according to a latest World Bank study. Deepak KC/Post File Photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : May 3, 2020
Updated at : May 3, 2020 07:48
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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