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Perundurai SIPCOT to be closed following environmental violations

Following the potential legal action against 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, as reported by ILM, the Chairman of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has directed officials to close the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP).


Kanpur tanneries suspected of operating illegally

Officials from the local Central pollution Control Board (CPCB) allegedly witnessed a Common Effluent Treatment plant (CETP) working in the leather cluster of Jajmau and suspect tanneries, which are supposed to be still closed, of operating illegally.


U.S. officials question JBS owners

Officials from the U.S. Department of Justice have reportedly questioned the major shareholders of J&F Investimentos, owner of meatpacking giant JBS, during a recent visit to Brazil.