Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Tanner India Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 05/09/2018 regarding closure order under Section 33(A) of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. Inspection was carried out on 24.05.2018 by the ITT, BHU and it was found that in the sample of effluent, chromium quantity was 10.28 mg per/liter, in excess of the laid down standards.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s N.G. Textiles Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 05/09/2018. This appeal has been preferred against the order of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 03.08.2018, directing the appellant to close the industrial process of the industry. The impugned order states that sample of effluent was collected at the time of inspection by a Joint Committee and the sample was found to be having mercury beyond the prescribed limit. According to the appellant, no mercury is used, as such, in its activities.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Research Foundation for Science Technology & Natural Resource Policy Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2018 regarding formulation of an Action Plan for supply of piped water in 42 localities of Bhopal affected by the Bhopal Gas Disaster.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tanseer Ahmad Vs. M/s Alnoor Exports & Others dated 24/08/2018 regarding a slaughter house and meat processing unit in Muzaffar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh operating in violation of environmental laws. According to the Applicant the unit is emitting foul smell and discharging animal wastes into the drain in the area. It has not installed antipollution device for treatment of the effluents. The permitted land use, as per Master Plan, is for agriculture. The said unit is also extracting ground water illegally.

Groundwater contamination is increasingly recognized as a widespread environmental problem. The most important course of action often involves long-term monitoring.

The Standing Committee on Water Resources (2017-18) present the Twenty Third Report on “Socio-economic impact of commercial exploitation of water by Industries.” The Committee (2016 -17) had taken up the subject “Ground Water Scenario, need for a comprehensive policy and measures to address problems in the Country with particular reference to (i

NEW DELHI: Discharge of toxic elements from industries and landfills and diffused sources of pollution like fertilisers and pesticides over the years has resulted in high levels of contamination of

NEW DELHI: Noting groundwater contamination in an around the Sterlite Copper plant at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, the government on Monday told the Rajya Sabha that the analysis of samples from the un

When Erin Brockovich sued a major utility company in the 1990s for contaminating drinking water with hexavalent chromium, a toxic and carcinogenic metal, national attention turned to California.

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