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Eco-textile Processing Park that never took off
Apr '09
A first of its kind Eco-textile Processing Park conceived by the textile manufacturers of Erode, on pressure from the State Pollution Control Department, lost its way in the midst of bureaucratic wrangles and they continue to pollute the land around their units.

On pressure from farmer's organizations who were complaining of pollution of water resources by the textile units in Erode, the 300 textile stake holders decided to shift to a nearby SIPCOT Industrial Estate located in Perundurai.

But, SIPCOT officials on the pretext that there were already a large number of units in the Preundurai area and that these 300 odd units would increase the pollution in the already over polluted area, refused to allocate land for the park.

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