Homa Bay County Nema Director John Maniafu said on Friday that the facility was discharging untreated effluent
, terming it a threat to marine life and local ecology.
Tan said at this stage, investigations were on-going on all suspected sources of the effluent
discharge and enforcement action would be taken against violations of the Environmental Quality Act 1974 and its Regulations.
Effect of various amendments like carbon and nitrogen sources on the decolorization and mineralization of synthetic dyes effluent
by Pleutorus ostreatus IBL-02 was also studied.
However, with the launch of the Namami Gange Programme that aims to clean and rejuvenate Ganga, 13 out of 16 major drains in Kanpur have been completely tapped and the sewage and industrial effluent
has been diverted to Common Effluent
Treatment Plants (CETPs).
'The provincial government may issue closure notices to up to 100 industries of Karachi in next 10 to 20 days for consistently failing to act upon directives of the Water Commission to install effluent
treatment units at their sites,' he said during a beach cleaning drive organized by non-government organisations at Sea View to mark World Oceans Day.
The commission, headed by former Supreme Court judge Amir Hani Muslim, warned that the sugar mills in Sindh must strictly follow the timeline and if the effluent
treatment plants were not made functional before the upcoming crushing season, the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) would seal such industrial units.
The toxicological studies proved that electrochemical treatment could effectively detoxify the effluent
. The mortality rate of Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) was 70% decreased in treated textile effluent
as compared to untreated textile effluent
Waseem Ahsan Cheema who was chief guest, appreciated the theme of workshop and stressed all members to relocate in newly established tannery zone with world class effluent
Gaseous emissions have been identified as the second greatest pollution problem (after effluent
quality) for the textile industry.
Muscat: For the full implementation of zero liquid discharge concept at Sohar Industrial Port, Majis, on Monday signed a 20 year Treated Industrial Effluent
(TIE) agreement with Myah Gulf Oman Desalination Company.
PQA officials had admitted before the commission head during his visit to the industrial zone last month that most of the industries in the zone were releasing toxic effluent
into the sea, causing environmental pollution and harming marine life.