Kolhapur: Sugar factories in Panchganga basin will face action if they had crushed excess sugarcane than the stipulated limit during the 2015-16 season.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunaina Singh Vs. D.S.C.L. Sugar, U.P. & Others dated 10/05/2016. Main contention of the Applicant is that there are three borewells from which DSCL Sugar is drawing/extracting water unauthorisedly and illegally. The Counsel appearing for the industry submits that they have already applied to the Central Ground Water Authority for obtaining consent. Application disposed of and in the event of default, they would be liable to pay Rs. 5 Lakh environmental compensation.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Pollution by Sugar Industries, 01/03/2016. The Government has notified revised stricter environmental standards on January 14, 2016 under Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 wherein standards for additional parameters have been prescribed viz.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kisan Sahkari Chini Mill Ltd. Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 15/02/2016 regarding pollution caused by sugar industry.

The Joint Inspection Team in its report has pointed out various deficiencies including existence of by-pass prior to ETP. The analysis report also shows that the parameters are violated and do not meet the prescribed standards.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Kissan Sehakari Chini Mill Ltd. Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 10/02/2016 regarding pollution caused by Kissan Sehakari Chini Mill, Uttar Pradesh.

Counsel appearing for the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board submits that the industry has been inspected and found to be compliant and non polluting. However certain precautionary measures required to be taken by them.

The Government has notified stricter environment standards for sugar industries operating in various states in the country. The primary aim of these standards is to minimise water pollution.

The move will decrease pollution and encourage a diversion in the sugar industry’s output away from sugar and towards ethanol

MEERUT: On one hand, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (UPPCL), has come up with a scheme to promote rooftop solar energy generation in which farmers are encouraged to install solar panels with p

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kisan Sahakari Chini Mills Limited (In Krishan Kant Singh Case) Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Ors. dated 11/12/2015 regarding sugar industry discharging their effluents in the river Ganges or its tributaries, Uttar Pradesh.

The unit will not carry on its operation. It may apply for obtaining consent of the Board to operate, if not already applied, within one week.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s DSM Sugar Asmoli Vs. Sh. Shailesh Singh & Ors. dated 26/11/2015 regarding pollution caused by M/s DSM Sugar, Asmoli, Uttar Pradesh.

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