This report analyses recent data about emissions from industry directly to water bodies as well as to sewage systems and onward to UWWTPs. The analysis focuses on the latest information for 2016, when around 3600 industrial facilities reported at least one direct or indirect pollutant release to water to the E-PRTR database.

Unit found ‘discharging’ waste directly into the ground

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Saila Khurd, Raniala Vs State of Punjab dated 14/03/2019. The issue for consideration is the pollution caused by Kuantum Paper Mill adversely affecting the inhabitants of Saila Khurd, Raniala, Saila Kalan, Jassoval, Majari, Paddi Khusi and Pensara village, District Hoshiarpur, Punjab, by discharging polluted air and water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Adil Ansari Vs M/s. C. L. Gupta Exports Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 08/03/2019. Prayer in this application is to stop illegal drawal of ground water and to stop discharging of hazardous effluent waste into the river Ramganga. A metal factory located in village Jivai, Jyotibaphule Nagar, Amroha District, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur & Others dated 07/03/2019 regarding pollution of Ramgarh Lake, Ami River, Rapti River and Rohani River in and around District Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The rivers in question are tributary of river Ghaghara which in turn is a tributary of river Ganga.

Centre has demanded more compensation for the victims

The Vadodara Enviro Channel limited (VECL) failed to get any relief from the Gujarat High court after it moved the judiciary in connection with the closure notice issued by the Gujarat Pollution Co

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Discharge of industrial waste into the rivers, 07/01/2019. As per the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 industrial units are required to install effluent treatment plants(ETPs) and to treat their effluents to comply the stipulated environmental standard before discharging it into any water bodies. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), there are 2743 Grossly Polluting Industries (GPIs) in the country discharging their effluents into various water bodies, including rivers.

Vadodara: Vadodara Envio Channel Ltd (VECL) has moved the Gujarat high court seeking a stay against the closure notice issued to it by Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB).

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Wednesday rejected Vedanta-owned Sterlite Copper plant's application seeking issuance of the renewal of consent to operate and to open the seal of

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