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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Tarun Patel Vs Chairman Gujarat Pollution Control Board & Others dated 01/04/2014 regarding the decision of Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) for the prescribed COD standards of 1000 mg/lt for the Small Scale Industries (SSI), which are members of the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) at Vapi, Gujarat.

Read text of National Green Tribunal order in the matter of Ramubhai Kariyabhai Patel & Ors V/s Union of India & Ors. dated 20/12/2013 regarding monitoring and control over the activities of the Industrial Units in the GIDC area and the stock of hazardous wastes and toxic waste spillage from the Vapi hazardous waste landfill.

Vapi: Police have a busted a racket of illegally releasing hazardous effluents into Bil Khadi, a natural drain that stretches for eight km from Vapi industrial estate.

AHMEDABAD: Vapi and the industrial estate in its vicinity have once again made it to the list of the most polluted place in the country.