Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Balasubramaniam Charcoal Unit Vs. The District Environmental Engineer, Perundurai, Erode & Others dated 10/10/2018 regarding pollution caused by the charcoal units in Veeranampalayam Village, Kangeyam Taluk, Tiruppur District, Tamil Nadu.

Row between new, old ayacutdars of Parambikulam-Aliyar

Five people, including four children, have died due to dengue fever in last 10 days in Tirupur district.

The textile industry is one of the major industrial polluters, and water recycling is yet far from being standard practice. Wastewater generation remains a serious and growing problem, affecting ecosystems, human health and freshwater availability for other uses. India is the world’s third largest exporter of textiles and the sector directly employs 45 million people. This case study explores the socio-technical transition of Tirupur, a textile cluster dubbed as the first in India to shift to 'zero liquid discharge' (ZLD) in a systematic manner.

The textile industry’sexcessive water use and contribution to ever-worsening environmental degradation in countries of production, particularly the so-called global South, is increasingly putting it under public scrutiny. However, this sector of the economy also provides important income opportunities to skilled and unskilled labor alike, not least women, and brings much-wanted economic growth. India was the third largest exporter of textiles in 2015and the sector generates direct employment to more than 45 million people, making it the second largest after agriculture.

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has issued notices and is monitoring the mercerising units located on the banks of the Noyyal in the district.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Sonal Process Vs Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 06/05/2016 regarding pollution caused M/s. Sonal Process a dyeing Unit, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu. Application disposed of with the Court directing the dyeing unit to carry on the activities only with 96 KLD for a period of one year.  

Industrial activity in Tirupur district that suffered a setback due to enforcement of ZLD (Zero Liquid Discharge) norms during the DMK regime in 2007 could be revived only due to the AIADMK’s proac

Farmers in the region have approached the State Government with a plea for formation of monitoring committees in each of the four districts: Erode, Tirupur, Coimbatore and Karur, for reviving Noyya

A section of farmers, and environment activists feel that efforts to clean River Noyyal and other water bodies will not get the desired result unless stringent action was taken to stop pollution ca

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