The NGT order had instructed the authorities concerned to prepare an action plan to reduce the impact of industrial effluents in water bodies at Eloor and Edayar industrial area in Kochi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shibu Manuel, Secretary, Green Action Force Vs Govt. of India & Others dated 14/11/2018 regarding contamination and pollution of River Periyar, Kerala.

Order of the National Green in the matter of Shibu Manuel, Secretary, Green Action Force Vs. The Govt. of India & Ors. dated 26/09/2018. The case relates to pollution being caused to the River Periyar in Kerala by discharge of effluents by more than 400 industrial units. As per the information received from the State Pollution Control Board, although the four most polluting industries have been identified, other industries also contribute to the pollution.

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BSI attempt is part of a three-year research programme

They believe water purification removes all pollutants’

The Periyar river turned dark brown near the Pathalam regulator on Tuesday, amidst growing concerns of water contamination.

KOCHI: The report submitted by the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) recently, certifying that water from the Periyar is potable, is nothing short of hogwash, claimed environmental activists.

KOCHI: The Periyar turned red near the Pathalam bund along the Eloor-Edayar industrial belt on Saturday. The water continued to be dark red in colour for several hours during the day.

The environment protection group Save Periyar has been trying to expose the pollution levels of the river Periyar for quite a while now.