Industrial facilities continue to dump millions of pounds of toxic chemicals into America’s rivers, streams, lakes and ocean waters each year – threatening both the environment and human health. According to the U.S.

This paper explores the location of slaughter houses in the city outskirts, describes its functioning and explores its impact on the environment and health of residents living in its vicinity. A medium sized city of North India, Aligarh, was selected for the case study. The study is mainly based on primary sources of data collected through survey of city ouskirts, slaughter houses, villages and households located in its vicinity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Krishan Kant Singh Hoon & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 28/04/2014 regarding indiscriminate animal butchering activity going on in various parts of Hapur, Meerut and Gaziabad and River Kali is being polluted with dumping of the offal i.e. 66 percent of industrial waste from abattoirs into this river.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/339-2013(OA)_28Apr2014.pdf

A Rajya Sabha Committee on Petitions has urged the government to review meat export policy and recommended not to grant permission for any new slaughter house until a critical analysis by a dedicat

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akhil Bharat Goseva Sangh ( Mumbai) Vs Maharashtra Pollution Control Board & Others dated 29/11/2013 regarding closure of the slaughter house (Deonar Abattoir).

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/21_2013(App)(WZ)_29Nov2013_final_order.pdf

The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) on Monday directed the Goa Meat Complex to repair the existing effluent treatment plant (ETP), which treats the waste water generated by the meat compl

Bhubaneswar: With the Centre assuring chief minister Naveen Patnaik to upgrade the city airport into an international airport, the Odisha government today issued direction to the civic and airport

New Delhi: Fearing an outbreak of Japanese encephalitis, the city’s health minister on Friday asked Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to immediately identify and allot 10-12 acres of land to the go

Good news for poultry farm and abattoir owners.

The proposal for a mechanised bird slaughterhouse may finally see the light of day as the Centre would be providing expertise for it to the Municipal Corporation (MC).

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