The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has slapped fines against 593 office buildings and hotels located along Saen Saeb Canal in Bangkok for releasing untreated wastewater into the waterways, the Thai-language daily Khao Sod reported yesterday (Nov 27, 2019).

A total of 289 office buildings and hotels have improved their waste-water treatment systems in accordance with the PCD standards.

However, there are 304 more office buildings and hotels that continue to ignore the environmental law. They face a daily maximum fine of 2,000 baht until they can fix the problem.

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