Begin typing your search above and press return to search.

SC asks industrial units to install effluent treatment plants

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Feb 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Feb 22: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all industrial units situated in severely polluted areas across the country to install primary effluent treatment plants within three months, failing which they will be shut. A bench headed by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar also directed municipal corporations and other local bodies to put up advertisements to ask these industrial units to install treatment plants. In a series of directions, the court asked state pollution control boards to take crimil and civil action against defaulters. It said the defaulting units will be allowed to resume operations only when they install these plants. (IANS)

Next Story