Suspend work in textile dying, printing units in Pali: NGT

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 21:29

Jodhpur: National Green Tribunal today ordered suspension of work in textile dying and printing units in Pali district that were operating without Consent to Operate from the Rajasthan Pollution Control Board.

The Jodhpur bench of the NGT has also sought a compliance report of its order on May 2, the next date for the hearing.

The order will affect roughly 80 per cent of about 600 dying and printing units in the district.
NGT Chairman Justice Swantanter Kumar pronounced the order while hearing a petition by Shri Kissan Paryavaran Sangharsh Samiti drawing the attention of the tribunal to the grave danger posed by the pollution created by industrial units carrying out dyeing and printing of fabric in Pali district and to safeguard river Bandi and Nehra Dam from pollution caused by the effluent.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 21:29

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