Report on National Wollen & Finishers, Panipat, Haryana, 01/06/2020

Action taken report of Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) in original application no. 722/2019 titled as Raj Kumar Singal Vs State of Haryana. The matter deals with illegal extraction of groundwater and discharge of polluted water with dyes and chemicals into the drain by the National Wollen & Finishers at Plot No. 302, Sector 29, Part-II, Panipat, Haryana.

The HSPCB was directed to look into the matter and take appropriate action in accordance with law and furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter. The unit was inspected on February 13, 2020 and during the inspection it was found that National Wollens had obtained consent to establish and consent to operate, and also obtained authorization under HOWM Rules 2016 from the HSPCB. The unit had installed Effluent Treatment Plant having adequate treatment capacity and was located in the notified Industrial Area of Haryana Sehri Vikas Pradikaran having Common Effluent Treatment Facility.

The inspection team noted that the unit had provided adequate hazardous waste storage site within the premises. The sample of the air emission from the common stack of boiler and thermic fluid heater was also collected and as per analysis report of HSPCB Laboratory at Panchkula, the parameters of air emissions were found within applicable standards.

Note: The report on June 1, 2020 was uploaded to the NGT site on July 10, 2020