SC asks National Green Tribunal to shut down industries polluting Ganga

2014-10-31

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday entrusted the National Green Tribunal (NGT) with the task of closing down industries polluting the Ganga which fail to install adequate anti-pollution measures to treat industrial effluents by March next year. A bench of Justices T S Thakur, Adarsh Goel and R Banumathi passed this order following the failure of statutory agencies like Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and state pollution control boards (SPCBs) to implement SC orders passed over the last 30 years to reduce pollutants in the Ganga.

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