Ordering shut down of all units in the leather complex here after its effluent treatment plant was found discharging toxic water into the rainwater drain, Punjab Pollution Control Board has also di

Following the detection of discharge of highly toxic effluents in the kala sanghia drain and non-operation of the common effluent treatment plant (CEPT) of the Leather Complex on Tuesday, the Punja

This 2013 report published by Blacksmith Institute and Green Cross Switzerland presents a new list of the top ten polluted places in the world and also provides updates on the sites published in the previous editions.

The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) have begun working on a feasibility study for the construction of waste water treatment plants on the Ravi river at two sites at an amount of Rs 486 million.
Read more in this October 2013 edition of the Monthly Pakistan State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.

Environment and forests minister Hasan Mahmud slammed Transparency International, Bangladesh for its recent investigation report on the government’s climate change trust fund utilization. Read more in this October 2013 edition of the Monthly Bangladesh State of the Environment Report published by the South Asia Environment Portal. Read and Share.

Notwithstanding claims of the Punjab Government and the state Pollution Control Board (PPCB) that emphasis is being laid on ensuring clean and green environment in the state, the practice of discha

The Centre has lifted a moratorium on environment clearance for new industries in 'highly-polluting' Haldia and Asansol after "pollution controlling norms" were complied with, West Bengal Environme

Holding the city's leather industry responsible for polluting the Ganges, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Tuesday protested against the industry's release of toxic waste (from

Inside the factory, shirtless workers stretch freshly dyed sheets of goat leather across industrial drying racks.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Baldev Singh & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others And Brig. H.S. Brar Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 27/08/2013 regarding pollution caused by the tannery and other industry situated in Punjab and Haryana thereby polluting the major rivers in the State of Punjab and Haryana, namely, Satluj, Vyas, Ghaghara and also the rivers in the Haryana and also polluting the ground water.

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