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Interim order restricting dumping of garbage at Muthurajawela extended

The Supreme Court, yesterday, extended till, August 3, an interim order restraining the dumping of garbage, at the Muthurajawela sanctuary.

 

Residents of that area have complained that the dumping of Colombo garbage there has polluted ground water and people who use well water have been badly affected.

 

Among the respondents are the Colombo Municipal Council, the Municipal Commission, the Urban Development Authority and the Central Environmental Authority.

 

Dr. Sunil Cooray, appeared for the petitioner.

 

Counsel Senani Dayaratne appeared for the CMC.

 

The bench comprised Chief Justice Priyasath Dep, Justice Anil Gooneratne and Justice Nalin Perera.

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