Qazi Nayyer Jamal rides his motorcycle to Jajmau, an industrial suburb of Kanpur along the Ganges, from his home in the city area, passing through several old tanneries, to reach the leather factor

KANPUR: Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) on Wednesday imposed a fine of over Rs 10 lakh on a tannery in the city for operating during the three-month closure for Kumbh.

LUCKNOW: Kanpur and Lucknow were the most polluted cities in the country on Sunday. Industrial city Kanpur had the most toxic air with Air Quality Index (AQI) of 373.

The action plan also includes expediting strategic decommissioning of old and inefficient power plants and implementation of a large-scale feebate programme from 2020 onwards

The National Green Tribunal today directed the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to submit analysis reports of water and soil samples near three industries in Kanpur.

The number of patients that Kanpur's Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College receives with respiratory illnesses has more than tripled over the past five years to 600 a month

DELHI: The national capital ranked sixth in terms of PM 2.5 with an annual average of 143 µg/m3 in 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwini Yadav Vs. Union of India & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding construction of Signature City Project in Kanpur. The Application filed by journalist Ashwini Yadav said that the Kanpur Development Authority has not obtained the no objection certificate.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Versus Union of India & Others dated 13/07/2017 regarding Ganga river pollution. NGT notes that GAP I and GAP II has failed to yield the required results and on the contrary there has been tremendous increase in the industrial and sewage pollution load in river Ganga and its tributaries.

With 15 more polluting tanneries in Jajmau in Kanpur and Banthara in Unnao shut down, the number of such units closed in the past couple of months has reached 67.

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