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.

Navi Mumbai: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) closed a third polluting unit in Trans Thane Creek (TTC) area last Saturday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Aman Metals Finishers Vs. Uttrakhand Environment Protection and Pollution control Board dated 02/11/2016. M/s Aman Metal Finishers is the applicant seeking direction to permit it to operate its unit on the basis of provisional consent and authorization granted by Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board vide order dated 24.06.2016.

VADODARA: At a time when Gujarat government is making efforts to get the six years long moratorium on industrial clusters of Vapi, Ankleshwar and Vatva (Ahmedabad) lifted, restrictions on expansion

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 19/10/2016 regarding Ganga pollution especially the area from Haridwar to Unnao. NGT in its Order expressed disappointment as none of the parties could inform NGT as to "how many drains carrying sewage, treated effluent, waste and domestic discharge or others join river Ganga or its main tributary i.e. East Kali, Kosi and Ram Ganga falling in Segment ‘B’ of Phase-I in terms of the Judgement of the Tribunal."

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday rapped Uttar Pradesh government for wasting crores of rupees of public money on Ganga rejuvenation and restrained it from spending on any major project except ma