Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi & Others Vs. CPCB & Others dated 02/02/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

The report of the Joint Inspection Team shows serious pollution of soil, ground water and constituents of the effluent that is being discharged to the CETP. The CETP is non-performing and in any case there is nothing on record to show that it is capable of treating the metallic effluent, as specified in the Report of Joint Inspection Team.

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."

As part of its efforts to make Hyderabad a city with ‘zero industrial pollution’, the state government has identified 19 prime locations outside the Outer Ring Road (ORR) for moving polluting indus

The main causes attributed to the Pollution of River Ganga are due to disposal of industrial and domestic sewage effluent directly by drains or indirectly through tributaries.

The textile industry’sexcessive water use and contribution to ever-worsening environmental degradation in countries of production, particularly the so-called global South, is increasingly putting it under public scrutiny. However, this sector of the economy also provides important income opportunities to skilled and unskilled labor alike, not least women, and brings much-wanted economic growth. India was the third largest exporter of textiles in 2015and the sector generates direct employment to more than 45 million people, making it the second largest after agriculture.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Common Effluent Treatment Plants, 29/11/2016. According to Central Pollution Control Board, 193 Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) are installed in the country with combined capacity of 1474 Million Litres per Day (MLD) which is given at Annexure – I. There are 920 Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) in different States/UTs including Tamil Nadu and West Bengal out of which, 615 STPs are operational, 80 STPs are non-operational, 154 STPs are under construction and 71 STPs are under planning stage. The details of the STPs are given at Annexure – II.

The three most-critically polluted industrial clusters of Gujarat — Vapi, Vatva and Ankleshwar — have shown a marked improvement in pollution control, according to the latest Comprehensive Environm

Jajmau, Unnao and Banther are the other big tannery hubs in Uttar Pradesh that

The main causes attributed to the Pollution of River Ganga are due to disposal of industrial and domestic sewage effluent joining to it directly by drains or indirectly through tributaries.

AHMEDABAD: These are the 'foul air' days of winter for people in Ahmedabad who live close to industrial estates or large municipal garbage dumps.

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