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NGT allows tanneries in Kanpur to operate for a trial run

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday allowed the closed down tanneries situated on the banks of river Ganga at Kanpur to operate on a trial basis for 19 days in June during which their effluent levels will be checked by a team of experts.

Ganga pollution: Closure process starts for 98 tanneries

Cracking down on polluting tanneries ,Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board today initiated the process of closing 98 such factories in Kanpur, which were allegedly releasing toxic effluents in River Ganga, by cutting electricity supply to them.

Magh Mela: No leather cleaning in tanneries 3 days before holy dip

Tanneries here have been asked by the authorities to stop leather cleaning three days before people take the holy dip in the Ganga during the Magh Mela to keep the river clean for the pilgrims.

Crisis of labour hits tanneries following Kumbh ban

Owners of tanneries are now complaining that labourers who have stayed back are demanding exorbitant wages for their services.

Kumbh ban: Tanneries facing huge losses

Over 400 tanneries have been ordered shut to ensure that Ganga river stays pollution free for the Maha Kumbh Mela.

Water from tanneries must not flow into Ganga even after treatment: HC

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday
directed Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that polluted
water discharged from tanneries in Kanpur did not flow into
the river Ganges even after being treated at sewage treatment