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Kanpur tanneries ordered to close again

After having authorised the tanneries to resume operations in late August, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has ordered a temporary closure once again amid pollution claims.


Kanpur tanners question reopening of tanneries

Some tannery owners remain sceptical about the decision of the Uttar Pradesh’s administration to reopen the tanneries and claim this could be another of the many unfulfilled promises made since their closures in December 2018.


Kanpur tanneries to reopen with restrictions

Kanpur’s tanning sector has praised the Government’s decision to allow the units to reopen but have highlighted the urgent need for the new Central Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP), planned for the Jajmau cluster, to be constructed.