Dyeing units found letting effluents

Updated - April 10, 2015 05:36 am IST

Published - April 10, 2015 12:00 am IST - Tirupur:

The Tirupur-unit of Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has caught four dyeing units in Tirupur knitwear cluster for violation of zero liquid discharge norms while treating effluents generated in the dyeing process.

Official sources told The Hindu that these authorised dyeing units which were having individual effluent treatment plants (IETPS), were found discharging effluents, which is violation of the court directive which stipulated adherence to zero liquid discharge norms, during the recent checks. “We have sent a report to the Board’s head office requesting issuance of directions to close the four dyeing units for violating the court order,” sources added.

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