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.

There was a vertical division at a public hearing here on Tuesday over the establishment of a paint and copolymer plant by JSW Group at Musinayakanahalli in Sandur taluk of the district, with peopl

Ms A Sharada Devi, Emeritus Scientist, College of Home Science, Agriculture University, Hyderabad, has called upon the textile industries to adopt eco-friendly dyeing technologies for clean and gre

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The UP pollution board has been directed by National Green Tribunal to submit details of tanneries on the banks of river Ganga at Kanpur and inform it whether they have permission from the Central

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Notwithstanding the action against illegal units engaged in dyeing, washing or electroplating steel sheets, hundreds of units are reportedly operating.

Collector V. Dakshinamoorthy has warned unauthorised dyeing units functioning in Pallipalayam and Komarapalayam against discharging effluents into River Cauvery and polluting the river.

KANPUR: The National Green Tribunal has allowed around three dozen tanneries of Kanpur to operate.

The tanneries in Kasur in Pakistan, where the world-famous handmade “Kasuri jutti” is made, is spreading pollution across the border in Punjab.