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Tanneries continue to pollute river Ganges

A report from India’s Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) indicates that the tanning and textile sectors together with sugar, paper and pulp industries are discharging a total of 212.42 million litres of waste daily across the Ganges river.


German team looks at Ganga river pollution

A two-member German study team of an Indo-German joint venture for cleaning up the river Ganga was stunned when it came to know that 41 million litres of untreated water is being discharged per day in the river in the city.