A report on “assessment of pollution of drains carrying sewage /industrial effluent joining river Ganga and its tributaries (Kali-East/Ramganga) between Haridwar (Down) to Kanpur (Down)” Submitted to Hon'ble NGT in the matter of M C Mehta vs Union of India & ORS (March 27 , 2017).
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 25/01/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. NGT observed that by different Orders passed by the Tribunal "we had directed all the stakeholders to put forward their submissions/suggestions in regard to the 30 drains which join river Ganga and which cause all major pollution in Segment-B of Phase-I, but we regretfully note that the assistance provided to the Tribunal in that behalf is far from what is desired."
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