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Clean Ganga: NGT ticks off Centre, UP for ‘zero’ results

Source: Asian Age, Date: August , 2016

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday came down heavily on the Centre and Uttar Pradesh for having achieved “zero result” in cleaning the Ganga while seeking reports on the industrial effluent discharge between Haridwar and Kanpur. Giving them two weeks as the “final opportunity” to submit their reports, the green court reprimanded the Environment and Water ministries, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and other authorities for not taking a clear stand on the project. Failing to submit the report, the court said, a fine of `25,000 will be imposed on the secretaries concerned.

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