Discharge of untreated textile effluents containing heavy metals is a serious environmental issue. Biosorption is a promising method for the removal of heavy metals. The present study analyses the biosorption of Cr(VI) from synthetic textile effluent onto tamarind bark biomass as a function of initial metal ion concentration, contact time, pH, sorbent dosage, shaking speed and temperature.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gujarat Tanners, Jajmau, Kanpur Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 01/02/2016 regarding pollution caused by Gujarat Tanners, Jajmau, Kanpur.

The joint inspection report has clearly shown that the Applicant industry is a polluting industry as its chromium was found to be 9.47 as opposed to the prescribed value of 2.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Krishan Kant Singh V/s. M.H. Tanners & Others dated 06/01/2016 regarding pollution caused by leather industry Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs. Bhushan Steel & Strips Limited & Ors. dated 16/12/2015 regarding pollution caused by Bhushan Steel & Strips Limited, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Shakti Fasteners Vs Haryana State Pollution Control Board dated 10/12/2015 regarding order of the closure dated 20th October, 2015 passed by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s DSM Sugar Asmoli Vs. Sh. Shailesh Singh & Ors. dated 26/11/2015 regarding pollution caused by M/s DSM Sugar, Asmoli, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Digvijay Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 02/11/2015 regarding industrial pollution in the District of Barmer, Rajasthan.

NGT in its order asked the State of Rajasthan whether state it is in a position to put check on lawlessness and situation in the district that is likely to arise upon the continuing closure closure of the industries vide para 11 of the affidavit directed the state to file an affidavit explaining her stand in the given situation through secretary, Department of Environment and Forest. 

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. A. Kishan Rao & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors dated 30/09/2015 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Sri Chaitanya Chlorides Pvt. Ltd., Patancheru, Hyderabad.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Khushbu Process & Others Vs. Haryana State Pollution Control Board dated 14/09/2015 regarding polluting industries, Haryana.

The prayers in these Applications are that after serving of the closure order the Applicant – industries have become compliant and non-polluting. They further claim that they have removed all the deficiencies that were pointed out by the inspecting teams. It is also contended that the effluents have been analyzed and they are within the prescribed parameters.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Indian Institute of Sustainable Development Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/09/2015 regarding industries failing to install the primary treatment plants despite directions, Uttar Pradesh.

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