Polluting industries continue to work unabated
An application was filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), regional office, Nashik, regarding the pollution norms being followed by the industries of Satpur and Ambad MIDC.
Only 99 (41 industries in Satpur and 58 in Ambad) out of the total of 2,184 industrial units in Satpur and Ambad MIDC have installed functioning effluent treatment plants (ETPs). Show cause notice has been issued by the MPCB to the defaulters. In most industrial corridors in most parts of the country have a plethora of units which are not fuffilling the pollution norms.