TN: KSPCB issues notice for closure of pollution-causing industries

Karnataka (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 4 (ANI): A notice was issued by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) regarding issuance of directions of closure of certain industries, slaughterhouses and a few industries located in the state.

The notice has been issue for the closure of the industries in Bellandur Lake Catchment Area under Section 33 (1) of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974.

Slaughter houses in Belgaum district have also been issued notice as per order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Chennai.

Jean-washing industries located in Bellary and industries located in other than Bellandur lake catchment and other than Bangalore have also come under the scanner.

A total of 93 industries, including Loka Sai Jean Washers, Jai Ambe Jean Washer, KGN Garments, Manjunatha Agencies and Nesargi Butchers, have been issued the notice. (ANI)