Tanneries face potential legal action for illegally discharging effluents

Published:  23 April, 2021

A plant in Perundarai, a town in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, which is run by tannery units functioning at the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu (SIPCOT) Industrial Growth Centre, has been discharging effluents into a defunct oxidation pond. The District Environmental Engineer of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has recommended legal action against the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP).

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