Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and Yamuna, National Green Tribunal directed CPCB and UPPCB to conduct a joint inspection of "polluting industries" on the bank of both rivers.

Discharge in Ganga: NGT orders joint inspection into polluting industries

Concerned over effluents discharged into the Ganga and the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to conduct a joint inspection of "seriously polluting industries" on the bank of both the rivers.

‘Highly polluting industries concentrate in Palghar’

Palghar in this tribal-dominated district is fast emerging as a hub of highly-polluted industries categorised as "red" by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, according to a report.

`West Bengal has maximum highly polluting industries`

West Bengal has the highest number of red category industries causing high pollution, followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu.

Crackdown on polluting industries in Chinese province

A manufacturing town in east
China`s Zhejiang Province has probed 33 pollution cases and arrested 24 people in an environmental policy overhaul
following a lead poisoning which resulted in over 100 villagers falling ill.

Delhi`s polluting industries to be made hi-tech

Manufacturing outfits that add to pollution in the capital could soon close down, with the government planning to persuade them to upgrade themselves to knowledge-based industries.

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