Textile dyeing industries sealed

Erode, Jul 23: Pollution Control Board (PCB) authorities here has sealed 56 textile dyeing industries on the banks of river Cauvery in Namakkal district for discharging untreated effluents into the drains near the river.

A team of PCB officials visited various dyeing industries in Pallipalayam, Aavarankaru, Aavathipalayam, Samayasangili and found that effluent treatment or reverse osmosis plants were not installed and the effluent was not treated properly in 56 dyeing industries, official sources said.

Power connections were also disconnected in some of the units. Warning notices were served to 20 ther dyeing industries, the sources said.

Meanwhile, the strike by about 300 bleaching factory owners in Erode entered the fourth day today demanding the PCB not to insist them to erect Reverse Osmosis plants in tiny sector. – Agencies

By the Chennai Online

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PCB recommends closure of ten textile industries

Erode (PTI): The Pollution Control Board (PCB) has recommended the closure of 10 textile dyeing industries functioning here violating pollution control rules.

PCB sources said 70 textile dyeing and printing units were closed for violation of pollution control rules in Erode district two years back. Last year 11 industries were closed.

Power connections were disconnected in some textile dyeing and printing factories for violation of Pollution Control Act and discharging their untreated effluent into water sources.

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