NGT slaps Rs 280 crore fine on 22 Kanpur tanneries for dumping chromium into Ganga

The National Green Tribunal on Monday rapped the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to check sewage discharge containing toxic chromium into Ganga at Rania and Rakhi Mandi in Kanpur, and imposed a penalty of Rs.280 crore on 22 tanneries for causing pollution. A bench headed by NGT chairperson ... Read more...