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The Environmental Affairs Agency Reply to Habi’s Demands Against Cement Companies

May 18, 2016 by   ·   No comments

جواب رد جهاز شئون البيئة (2)

·        EAA promises Habi to study the sent demands technically and legally.

·        Habi thanks EAA asking it to feed the center with specified date to respond.

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Habi Center for Environmental Rights received the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency’s response to the demands sent before to the Cabinet, Ministry of Environment and Environmental Affairs Agency regarding use of coal by cement companies without publicizing environmental impact assessment studies and minutes of hearing sessions of these studies (for reading the demands please see .

The response reflects the Environmental Affairs Agency’s interest in the demands that Habi sent and promises to take these demands into consideration and study them technically and legally and feed Habi back with their final opinion in regard to the demands.

Habi Center for Environmental Rights sees this matter as a good and positive step by the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency. Accordingly, Habi Center replied to this letter thanking the Environmental Affairs Agency and asking them to inform the center with the date when they will reply them regarding the previously mentioned demands. In addition, Habi asks the agency to immediately announce the companies that actually started using coal.

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–      Habi Center for Environmental Rights inaugurates campaign and hashtag #اوقفوا_انتهاكات_شركات_الاسمنت.

–      Sent demands to Lafarge Cement Company.

–      Sent demands to Suez Cement Group.

–      Business and Human Rights resource Centre is in solidarity with the demands and campaign.

–      ESCR Net is in solidarity with the demands and campaign.

–      Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) is in solidarity with the demands and campaign.

–      AITEC is in solidarity with the demands and campaign.

–      Habi’s statement calling multinational cement companies to stop violations and commit to local and international law and 9 NGOs are in solidarity with the demands.

–       Suez Cement Group response to Business and Human Rights Resource Centre regarding Habi’s demands.  

–      Suez Cement disparages Egyptians’ right to knowledge… and forbears in front of the international community.

–      Lafarge Cement company response regarding Habi’s demands sent to it by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre.  

–      Lafarge assures violating law and underestimating Egyptian’s right to knowledge and participation.  

–      Habi Disseminates Criminal Sentences Condemning Lafarge and Suez Group Cement Companies.

–      The Cabinet refused receiving Habi’s demands against Cement Companies.

–      Copy of the sent letters between Habi and Environmental Affairs Agency regarding Habi’s demands against Cement Companies.  

 

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