Officials to find out persons responsible for act
Vellalore residents have found poultry waste dumped in the open in the Corporation’s dump yard.
According to J. Daniel, a resident and member of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, a few residents on Wednesday found the waste lying in bags in the open.
The waste found dumped in the open could equal a lorry load.
He said that a few of those bags were not closed properly, the waste could be seen in the open and maggots could be seen moving around the waste.
It had also attracted crows and dogs that were pulling away the bags. There was every possibility of the waste polluting the groundwater, he said and wanted the Corporation to take responsibility and punish those behind the incident.
In response, Commissioner G. Latha said that the Corporation had tied-up with an agency to dispose of the poultry waste. As of Wednesday, the agency had taken away 2.70 tonnes poultry waste. Nevertheless, she would ask the officials to find out the persons behind the open dumping of poultry waste.