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Paint detected in drain, NEA to take legal action against firm

The National Environment Agency will take legal action against Rynamo Building Services for causing pollution of a waterway under the Environmental Protection and Management Act.

SINGAPORE: The National Environment Agency (NEA) will take legal action against Rynamo Building Services for causing pollution of a waterway under the Environmental Protection and Management Act.

NEA said blue paint was detected in a drain at Clover Way on Thursday (May 29).

Investigations revealed that it came from a paint drum that had tipped over into the drain at Mayfair Industrial Building at No. 51 Jalan Pemimpin.

PUB contained the discharge within the drain which was cleared up on the same day.

NEA said water samples taken downstream of Clover Way on Thursday showed that there was no impact to the water quality. 

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