Maha: Chemical unit sealed after video showing green water discharge goes viral

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Thane, Jul 20 (PTI) A chemical unit in Dombivali MIDC in Thane district was sealed after a video showing it discharging green frothy water into the open went viral on social media, officials said on Tuesday.

The action was taken on the initiative of Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Commissioner Vijay Suryavanshi and MPCB Member Secretary Ashok Shingare, a release said.

A probe found that the unit was authorised to manufacture aromatic chemicals but it was also processing green food colour despite not obtaining a permit for the latter, it said.

The unit was sealed on Monday evening and power and water supply have been disconnected, the release informed. PTI COR BNM BNM BNM

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