Last Updated : 2019-01-22 16:20:44

Apps Advertising Home Delivery Feedback

CEA temporarily revokes suspension on Coca-Cola’s EPL

31 August 2015 02:10 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A
The Central Environmental Authority (CEA) today temporarily revoked the suspension imposed on the Environmental Protection Licence (EPL) of the Coca-Cola beverage factory.

The factory’s EPL was suspended by the Authority on Tuesday after oil from the factory was leaked into the Kelani River.  

CEA Chairman Prof. Lal Mervin Dharmasiri said the beverage company had taken measures to prevent further leakage and had also flushed away oil patches down the river.

“The Company said it would make sure to prevent such incidents from happening. Our officials inspected the factory, the affected area before revoking the suspension. However, the revoke is only for a short period of time and we will keep inspecting the process of the measures taken by the factory,” he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)

  Comments - 6

  • Niran Tuesday, 01 September 2015 08:10 AM

    Wrong... this is the power of USA. They will call the shots in the future.

    Bippity Boppity Boo Monday, 31 August 2015 08:29 PM

    In Sri Lanka there is no standard are followed. Just see the types of power sockets and plugs used in Sri Lanka. The buses. Each bus have a difference set of seats and some hardly enough to sit. And the list goes on! Time to make Sri Lanka a better place for the consumer ?

    Sapu Monday, 31 August 2015 09:10 PM

    They should start sending Coke instead of water from the pipes better than drinking oil

    Jagath Leanage Monday, 31 August 2015 09:13 PM

    We know that definitely no body has taken any bribes specially CEA or Water Board.

    sanju Monday, 31 August 2015 09:46 PM

    BOOOOOOOOOO !

    Coca Tuesday, 01 September 2015 04:00 AM

    Not only Coca Cola (world wide) has done enough damage (diabetes, obesity etc) to the public, now poisoning the water supply.


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment


Color code for all sweets, biscuits from April 2

A Colour Code System (CCS) indicating sugar and salt levels in packaged food

Online sexism perpetuates with impunity

The forward journey of a woman is often hampered by culture, stereotypes and

Karannagoda arrives at CID

Former Navy Commander Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda arrived at the Criminal In

25 UNP backbenchers to defeat President’s expenditure head

UNP MP Hirunika Premachandra said yesterday more than 25 UNP backbenchers wer

 

 

 

TODAY'S HEADLINES