Solan: With the Ministry of Commerce according its principle approval to Rs 60 crore Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) for the industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN) at a meeting in Delhi today, the pollution woes of the area would be eased.

Depleting groundwater levels have attained severe proportions in the city, and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is thinking green with a new plan up its sleeve.

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Ludhiana: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has included names of four members from the industry in the high-level committee constituted for fixing norms at inlet and outlet of common effluent treatment plants to be set up in Ludhiana.

Industrialists feel that the power crisis might demolish the industrial structure in the state. If things don

The antibiotics we consume are now being found in effluents discharged by industrial estates in Andhra Pradesh. Shockingly, the quantities are not minuscule. Researchers who collected samples and then analysed them say the amount of antibiotics they detected has never been reported anywhere else in the world.

Regulation has not worked for drug industry

Until a decade ago, Kim Li Loi, Canton and Hot Wok, restaurants in the Chinatown locality of eastern Kolkata's Tangra district, collectively served as a tannery among scores of others run by

Pollution from small-scale industries has grown by leaps and bounds. So, building common effluent treatment plants (cetps) has become a fashion. The Union

#1 Who is the polluter? What is their waste-typology? This is the first critical and often make-or-break step. Get the property rights regime wrong and it is clear that nothing will work, is the