Central Pollution Control Board (Regional Directorate, Lucknow) report on the site visit to M/s Speciality Industries Polymers & Coating Pvt Ltd, SIDCUL, Sitarganj, Uttarakhand. 

The unit is engaged in production of polymer emulsion. The unit was visited on January 28, 2020 in reference to the National Green Tribunal order of December 3, 2019 in the matter of O.A. No. 123/2018 by joint team of officials from regional directorate, CPCB, Lucknow and Regional Office, Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB), Kashipur.

Report by Narmada Pradushan Nivaran Samitee, Ankleshwar on the joint inspection-cum-monitoring report of the Committee dated November 2019 on Jhagadia pipeline and deep sea discharge dated 01/05/2020.

The Joint Inspection Committee (JIC) has failed to give a categorical finding on the violations of the consent conditions (CCA) in the operation of the Jhagadia-Kantiajal effluent pipeline by Narmada Clean Tech Ltd (NCTL) according to Narmada Pradushan Nivaran Samitee.

Action taken report by the Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board (UKPCB) in Original Application No. 960 of 2019 in compliance to the NGT order of November 11, 2019 in the matter of Jodh Singh Vs State of Uttarakhand. The matter related to discharge of wastewater from a sugar mill (M/s R.B.N.S. Sugar Mill Ltd. and distillery unit) into agricultural land in Laksar, district Haridwar.

Compliance report in O.A. No. 160/2019 in the matter of Ranjeet Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 20/01/2020. The matter related to M/s Awadh Sugar & Energy Ltd, Hata, Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh not following environmental norms. During inspection by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB), hazardous waste like oil and oily sludge recovered from ETP was burned along with baggasse as a fuel in boilers. Also, there was no storage option for oil/oily sludge.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Pugazhendhi & Others Vs Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/02/2019 regarding pollution of groundwater and remedial measures to be taken at Cuddalore industrial area in the State of Tamil Nadu.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manveer Vs Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 05/12/2018 regarding water pollution from discharge of effluents by Insecticides India Limited, Rajasthan. Report furnished by the Central Pollution Control Board and Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) recommends four measures which includes installation of disinfection system (chlorination) after the activated carbon filtration unit to reduce the microbial contamination in the treated effluent.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gopeshwar Nath Chaturvedi Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 28/11/2019 regarding shifting of industrial activities from residential areas of Mathura. Counsel for the State/UPPCB has stated before the Court that the industries have been shifted to Jai Singh Pura which is also known as Guar Kendra which is an industrial area as per applicable master plan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shibu Manuel, Secretary, Green Action Force Vs Govt. of India & Others dated 14/11/2018 regarding contamination and pollution of River Periyar, Kerala.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 03/08/2018 regarding establishment and functioning of ETPs/CETP/STPs.

As an agro-food industry, sugar industry contributes to about 12% of the world’s sugar production with annual production capacity of 23 million tonnes. The sugar industry is a major water user and wastewater producer. According to Gunjal and Gunjal14, there are around 530 sugar industries in India having crushing capacity of 1.6 million tonnes per day utilizing 3.2 million m 3 of water, generating 0.6 million m 3 of effluent per day.

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