A Recent report released by Central Pollution Control Board highlights:
30% of the so-called Grossly Polluting Industries (GPI), along the Ganga, is not complying with norms.
The CPCB has identified a total of 764 major polluting industries along Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Bihar.
Tanneries comprise the bulk of polluting industries and 80% of the polluting industries are located in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
What are Grossly Polluting Industries? GPIs are defined as industries that discharge more than 1,00,000 liters of waste water and/or hazardous chemicals.
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