Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / TNPCB orders 17 textile units to halt operations
TNPCB orders 17 textile units to halt operations
19
May '12
Following lapse of the 90 day time limit allowed by the Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board (TNPCB), 17 textile dyeing units based in State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd (SIPCOT) Industrial Growth Centre at Perundurai in Erode, Tamil Nadu, have stopped their operations.

The 17 units were directed to shut down by the TNPCB around 18 months back, as these units were alleged to be breaching pollution norms.

The units then pleaded before the court of law to get the decision reversed. Upon this, the court directed them to approach the TNPCB, which allowed them 90 days time to satisfy the pollution control norms. Now as the time lapsed, these units were required to close down.

However, the textile units claim that they have satisfied the TNPCB norms and they would once again approach the TNPCB with an urge to grant them a permanent license to commence operations.

TNPCB stated that it would periodically check the pollution levels and criminal action would be initiated against those units found to be guilty of breaching the pollution norms by acts like discharging untreated effluents in water bodies.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Li & Fung

Textiles | On 29th Mar 2017

Li & Fung introduces new 3-year plan 2017-2019

Li & Fung Limited has outlined its next Three-Year Plan (2017-2019)...

Courtesy: Carrington

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Carrington Workwear signs JV with TMG Textiles

Carrington Workwear, one of the largest producers of workwear fabrics ...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Mar 2017

Jabong launches Aeropostale on its platform

Jabong has added leading American high-street fashionwear brand,...

Interviews View All

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search