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HC - Sadasivam Order 15.2

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Sotta:.tyarnpalayam, R.Y-.ls
Puthurj." t petit.J:on No. 5494 . of 1998 fo ... ;6;,:
.t ssuance -,.9f the respondents 1 to 4
. nainelyy\F6rest 'and Environment" Department, Housing and
.. Urban':> Develop·me-ne
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' ·... DepElrtment, Pollution'·control .. Boer-d end
COlled:€or,:.:::'.Ei6di € to close doWn
"to ',".. <One ?-1.Thangavelli of
. . has filed ':Wr:1. t
Petitj,;'QP of "200;3 pray:inq' .for Writ of.Mandamus,
:1; to ,3,',namely,T'Wnil Po).lution
c6nj;:i:fBf; .' sf.1sithe: Dif'trict'
Tamil, Nadu.' Pollution Control' Boar:d,
Erode"-;;l't.o tak'e'action: all t.he indul3trie5 in and around
closinct industries. .
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. .' ;;;" " . .: :2 .:7he C8Ele of the Peop,;le Health and nevea.opmerre
'8B'l".'se-t'ou\::.. in'W.P.No. 5494/1998 is briefly 'stated
fJere:under:·:· . '.' " .,',
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; 'and publiche?lthin· and
a Dis tdct.<of: Ez-ode, The' said wti t peti cion was filed
-B:gains'i::·· '()f ·34 tarmedes were shown B·S
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a,l;'e funct.i ol1i,ng' withO'tit proper ,':,"."
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the '110 1::he/;'iJrJ.r. .
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..,,:'" YJ.ll.ages Ln-. tttat area ',po,H.u.t,iinn,iiJtanne,rieBW's'£SoLlola;ie wi,thi'n
'the"range
89 dated $0-3,1989 which
which ar,e . fig .. 1dE,#I; ... [
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started tItltl10ut obtsifrtLng' "from the,(Z­
respondent he "·':"//e':· .. ':,"
: 3.; I,e is, tl;i,§ tannet:.:!,.es
are. letting out; urrt reat.ed into, 9a};;¥,ery
tanneries use about 170 types. ..
process: . th
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of . have . by
percoletJ..on. :. ;'I'Qi3, J.B· ceuBJ..ngqnifrQ:tdroise:1 to..
that area'. There: 1..3 .. e: a.n :f;lJ.r
eve ry t6\lne.ry rrtEiking t; for t,he..
IJ.ve. . rhe: lettJ.p.g '. o{jie pcll\j'!:.ed
both surface liTateY/:as "'
E1ls,?::g
that ,the
water which is /has unfit
the same.' Agrj.culture' has been "badly and''"yielcls have
gone down. . .This hardahip
to local, far.mets. The"l1ouseholcl . ,nave become
corroded' 'because, of ;'.:-chei",uae oft . :Tne
relati\-'esof the petit,iqner a fln.d )1i3 .
. family and hie!' in'Chei r' ty,:, of
water, lin
. residues remai'nirigin the ear carcasses
even aft;e r t he preliminary st'j:ay
doge ch have bee n': feeding, 0n n;:'to
an abnormal size.""f ",
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. q. rne Government: red more
then 2, BOO acres District
fot- locating all has also
assured' finencial r end. up
modern effluent treatment ': 1ioweyei::, .. "tanrier-y . owners
have been resi'9ting and not cooperating with the' Government: plans
'"'" by shifting the1r umt s to the Peruntl1,ut'tli The
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indi to:; :th'e: € 'to 4. The Pol1ut1bn
Control B6'afd ::. i'elren:",e'frective and, prompt, st.eps eo t'ar.
o 'r11ey 'h;ffed:tJ.ve' :inachinety to ttlke' ,·action
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ttifddgJf::'Erode
fto.m nne .' Gani:d;calJ.ed;
,Erode:;. (ire-:
the Kali;m1ar.-ayarl"';'Ganal :fot'·i:rr.i:g.ationanddrinking water. ""15,000
Bcresai C,lBs'sif1ed ,jet'. in reaet#lemeht
records, fOr are" about h'lllidred's of:majot'.
'iridueit ring p'rocess .
in'arid ba:'Iiks of,,'-Kalj.ngar.ayan 4 GEJ.l nal. \ Those industries
do:n,ot .. in' :the facto'ry
dis't:hatged the. eff·luent
'Sf.le\ of i
the:, WBter.
has become:,:':t9ta;I;J:y unf.J. t\ for J.rrJ.gatJ.on. Due:,to t.he
tn:!'King ttie grou.nd.' wfi'ter
The nave facJ:}.:Lty for
the e t rials \h:hei't .umt , :' The
lfl !:{,J;ltge1. and
PoIlutl on . t, t'ull, una t, did,:not, carefo'!:'

been Bet 1:f( ,w:ner1n : ,common
effluent. treatrnent.'-'plants "would,:tbe eSt;ablished
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for cne . tanneries
;ando'11 1.n,;,Jlnd:a:-ound· . are.
shifted Jto,' P,e'rl.lnduraJ.h the,. p.eople ,relleved of.: their
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e , ,At ,.the ace
,f.Liric:t2'Oninq.. the of the,:Poll.ution
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' ..... 11,:,e,t>,6•• 'Jl'e.ce::Je·"o ." e,,£L er respou e 5.• '
/ 2003::and .. ' respcndenti'n'
.. has . filed '6 ···'CoUllte r' '. affidavit
'W;her.ein . erected. en:.e·ffluent. treatment
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plfmtof Rs. 40,·lakh8 and ,that the same
Ta.m'i;l; Nfidu Pollution Contr:ol
be:ing'satisfied wi.th the' same,
conge.nt wa:W'g,±ven;'Jjy"thePollutj.on' Control Board and they haVe
been pe,riodically. no
dj.sc.harge6:t theitr-eam, well, al:!t",rl:!r'o!'the
land. Theficid6ult.uiB:l.,ope;ratf,ol1s ar.e. going on in and around
88 u9l,lal':;r:l11cLnoseti.back has (";auaed ,.either to. th2
agricultura:l operaUons of' to the ir'ri;,gatie,n ort(),,·.J.the
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burnanheali'h ;O,r: tottJe t.y.: or .. or any
ectivi ty er,th'bur.able t.o-th.e '4"" respondent·.· !I"The;" 'Poll,ution
Concrol '"Board thr-oughtheir Unit' mon:Lto'i:'J..'nq',:,'tl.1'd":'f:', tI:in,neries'<end
pollution caused fit' their: ;instance..,:' ,,,. ,.,;::
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namely, Ali and
Pr:-ivate: Liini tied . filed . a t is
stated that. t,heYh,ave been pr?perly ce
statutory ruLea , -····t'eguletiorl·and norms.'. Mosl;'" mode'rn: eff'luent
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t reetmerrt plant-s were installed ;inbqth:,.'theI:r iT!' 1'987
al1d 1995, at t.he . COS?;. of R3.• One:': "C::c'c)i-'e:,;andRs .80 .,
ai.nce 'then
e f f Luent .J..3
en, the'
up a R:s'earcg 8:'1,9':

end mom.. conmJ/ .. .. "bYk...theJ..·t'
p ,,/the (UNIDO r
by! PBlfhlfhing a
"'Qrkshopon held. n
They ..also ·f'f1ed·,oan ::J,-s
the VeIl,ere
Citizens Forum, ...;fot' ..
of .
,Nadu +,nsp:ct 'at.l'. iii:
t radJ.B* 0t:f:\ 4he··
report to t;he,\Co\lrt,'\for . tlo
decision· on
industri ee •
the:
!,pa55·ed
shifting ;':12720 t.3
concerned, 1;hey ·1WJ. th pr.eacrJ.bed by
TNPCB. They:a.'i:'e· else· since ;tl;l-ki.n:¢ steps' .'Co
Reverse Osmosis .P1an-t:'5uggestedby.,TNPCB...
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17,18, 19"20,, 21,.. 23, ... 6, 37."fJ.;led
separate countet:··:affidavit; jJy;:;the"
peti ti<mer.They also h:tghli by
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Lnf ormatdon regardJ..ng. .' ,Inasmuch as
they rai.gedidentical and simi leT." avermer!ts,,'::t,her-e, .is;:,. no need 1;0
refer the same one QY one.;;;::, . '"
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Board fur-nished e Labocat;e de'tai1,s in:the'fo'r.m 'of counter. affidavit
and addi counter affidavi.:t::i.n' both the. writ .
. namely, 5494/98 and -W:J..th reference to
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,that no tannery un1ts
'mentioning".ine,the";,:annexure'to,ithewrit. petition are permitted';:r;o"
'::::;: having:;p.ollution: :" cont.ro.L .measures , -. '.
. by these tanneries "ete

thi'3 .. mq/li t '. \ .
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e:ff:luent:
pollute '" and .:affect;the
frequent. complaints . neve .. been
1:\[. ;cIlJeJ . The is 'in
strict.· ooLthe" Court in \l. P.
(C) No. permicte<1to
setup " 3tated',in
the : e·ft.luent . treatment
plants. I riee are. .. the:4r effluent
into channe'l:f;" ei t.he r di reCtly or
through . said water from the Kalinqarayan
channeI .. R1yer.and'· j Q!n wi.th Cauvery
Ri n'igatfori>"of .83'00,' .of
the9,auvery :1;:0
public t ". and'j- nearby. eurroundi nq Town
p'om
couree on",t]le oovnat.reama. lhe s'aid vater soueces inclUded i.n
G.O.MtL prohibits :14
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G. o. N,o.,·,12,J., (E.&eF) .. Department.t'·dated·,B-S-9B which the
. 3 aiel. catr:i'gode3 . 5km radius.· Frequent
en thepubli C ofE:roderegaruinq
'g round the dispharge of high TDS trade
effluent' info
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'J,'" ,-1"!';",'R'''·; 10,;· "T.l1e. Tenul NBdu ..Corporati.on !'or·. Industrlal
t 1opme'nt::"'J;TAPD} r- a:,G<?vernment pf:Tamil Nadu
entet'pt':tses have
c
' put up ' 6n· Indu3tt:'ial Gt'o'lorth-' Centre , a.t: Perundurea
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.. . ErOde acqUiring
)-fi'cr'es)'.ofland. ;,Thls1nduBcriaJ.q'roW'th
cen'tfe: vara.oue types of i0duet.r1es.
including- nanner.i.es . and chemt caLa , . 'I'he TACID
applied ito, T/Imi:l· Nadu PollutionContl::'ol Board on 2-4-1996 and
obtained' C'onsent· to ea t ab.Li ah under \!lTacer and Ail' Acts from Tamil
Nadu On 13 -8 -97. Subsequently,' during
1999, Growth Centre: has been merged
'eith 5IFCQT;' 'Tamil'Nadu: 'Chat: 1:'1:3 nov- known 8S SIPC01' Industrial
Grow'th j)ui'ing 2002, aince.".no concrete:
proposal the t anne deB at Erode to combat. the
TDS di rection under Section 33-A of
C:6ntrol of Pollution} Act, . 1974,S3
amended at Erode"including 34 tanneries
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mentioned ill cne arndayi t to S.h1:q:: ·tt"lel r lC,t;'lYity 'to
,,)HGC and c:ommon}y; r.9,po3el
for zero In;:,oroer to Pt'Ote:e:t:.gtrtapr:e\7ent.the
wate r 301::1't'Ces .vi'z.". :c'tJ.a'iinel arict. arid' ,to
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redr'es3 the. pUblic . f,r'om
. effluent treatItJent systemspcovi.ded "by
34 canne rdea r\1entioned in this·case are: noc:;,:.comRiYing :,the TDS
by the· B08r:-d. these
tanne ra es to.
o.l,ogi es 107;i th •;!3uitebll:;' evapo
reJ f>.phieye .
·submitted fo r;. t a r€ I't!lr.y"
tr.eatment yet "" tQ
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Howeve t, the;'o/0po;sa,;I): not ..
These . t anne ra.ea: ,;',,6t.·
comprehensive.' 3;l3te:m on· 'or- ..
the

the 34'. .. In haye;'to
comply 1.M C"b ·'Chl:> t' 1 . . t'" ,1'''"'' "ff:,,,- , - , .
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additional. . 34 in.


..system :'. arl:d •.
However, a n aplte, o1:.pr-DY.ld.lng a<=,hJ.eve
>.. '
ze co impot"tapC'e of: Ka'lingarayan
canal, off fl:orn CauvetY.
river finallYr'is t.:hat' the itpfl.s 1;>,een for
irrigation of 8300 hectares of agricultural: land•. the.
aignificence end irnporta'nce of r.i'ver50utce
State of Ls
to Ptlb1i.c Ml.lnacJ.pall ry
Toml Panchayata apartfroW: its dcult:tJFi3::L i t.e
course 'on the,down·Btream3 ..
caused: by' public,
Fer-mere ASBocietiOn,""'Non' Governmental: 'the
District Erode "and
Th'e TDS . conte'nt j.,n. 'the
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·Br:e fBl" norms 9Y ,th:
Eoard and crdelred t:o.be or·
India; in· it31 final judgement
914/9L.The . 'fDS in t:he
existing
.1esB than2,lOO! mg/lit. ('
only Iby- -:-implernenting:s:uitable· ',meiilbri"eneo: tre'chtlol'ogies
{Revedse System)'vith 3uit;able for-tbe
l:'ejects·. as .
system, the o.f 2100 mg/lj;'t. fot' achJ.eved
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end permee ce at: 'R.O. :5ystern couto be ceu3ed.
in the tanning, pcoceae •.'- ,Hence, by . membrane
technologie'g" the' g'ene'r.ateo in ttre< tanz:li,ng proceas could
be iri' the.j3'r-ocess, , leav:i.!lg. a:. !:'Mall
quant,i-ty 'of".'!' reje.cts')l'which" c01Jl,d"';be evapor.ated· rqugh',' :8u:lt.able
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e....lEpqra'tioJ'1:': of.: efflt;1ent .. not
:,e.:),;ther':on;;,liirid forirdg'ation or on ,land for,
open co'6'i$e'S":t:ould: be·avoided., The;; said .
R. 0; hy two cenne . at AirJbO'd: in'
Vellore containing the
R.O.
being . tariiffiHj ·completely; .
FUt'ther,ithe t:11e' said R.O;· '3y'6temar:e. nearing
completiotl the'if';rmtka, perteiriingto it are
5__ t.e'. ;Jellore I?istrict: The
R.. W.l tn 1i'.!ible;,,}e,vaporati on. system as •
tert1.ar')/· treated trade'
. ensure zero:,
dHlcharge::Q;l:: qf\ treated' effluent and'
this,,- ljo{ill;:;:;tg,F;'- the other- water sources'
mentionedv·:i,:n:," tb?a.ffidavi .' y:the petitione;r •. The
. furnis}1ed'by 15 in

from \The. a e yet: to? '" a
for fhe,tteated
the Plan:t;' with' sewage; ,.
the. '. .)..
.. "Furtperi proposal
-s effluent qa,:3cnarqe sys tel'!lF, Tt:te'
'wl1ave to-.:1-mplement' ther Eippr.ovedcomprepensive,
o!f("l"<tor':;peIor:e .. 2005'.,' .Siinila'r
bY: the.:; Boarl:! .
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.' ·kDK.',,· ,,,heard, Ms. :0•. · Nagass1.1a"learned
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'i.P.No.5494/1998 and Mr. R.
Dhenapal ';cou'rieEL: the pe'ti tioner. Ln W.P. No.
30153/200'3'L":an'd Mt:'E.· Sampa'thkUma r , learned Government 'Advocate
fql::'Re'sppnaents:,;1/,2 and4'i.n Mrs. Rita
'fpi:- jTNPC'Bf:;;:,j=:':re'spondent iri:'W. P. No'. 5494/1998 and
f or ie5porfde.ri't:3'i and' 3 in W.,E.No. ·30153/2003; Mr.R.
,S.enior couns'¢l, fo r ceepondentie 5, 6 and', 30 in
W.P.No. 5494/19,98;':1'1r. B.' Kumatasamy for- respondents 7, 17, 32.and
34 in 5494/1998;:', Mr.;G. r:lasilamani, senior counsel for
respondents''9. :'toT3; 15,18 to 20, 23, 2.6, 27, 35, 361.1':1 v, P. No.
S494/98;Mt.b'.:Selvar:-aj: f o r respondents 14 and
5494/98; r-1t".• S.V. ,J8-:,rararl1Bn; senior- c,ounslel for' respondents a, 22
and 2.9 Mr;-;.v. Thillaisamy for:
31, 33 and 36 in 'W.P.No. Sundaresan for
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these
":'
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I
an V.P.No.5494/9B .anc:
A.
'j.:-:"
i·;' :IC{·
1:3. ,Before to conSider'Ure of.
cases, i,t the',
importance need for pt'ote'c'td:ng
of' the t.u ti.on provides:;':'that· 1:he:
to prot.ect. and, improve the ..
and' willd li!.eo! 'the -count ry, ::'·A·r,ticle":-:Sl'i:::.'A,;of'" the:
Constitution i!dp.oses8s· one of
• • • i .' ,. '.•'" "·z.· .' ',' '.: ., '. ;' .-::: ... s.... 1:1"1, . :! ![JI(;t.:i; .c-: . 'I \;
the' .co procect; .and ron'ment' .
:inc'lud:ing: for:e$t3i .. ·lak:es;··' r-iver:s. and
.... .•
Water "... :;:9:t:<
..19,74 6 of
•. £
and corrt 1::'01 of A,-rater. . pollution. anatl\;he'<maintaini.nq\:O'r; t'eeto diiq:':of:
·wholDs .. '" t' '.:".'" "'t\- .'. ';""'h' "":C-"""" • ," "'t'"
.!.
.-j':
:f'·
and control of yater. pol1uta0, n t e l' nng\
such and ,:'
connected ". \,. tiJl 1::::-< .
j . 1\ j 11 . j ! ..;.. .
. .; ..,,>1'4 ". In eacuca on ;E:9-h above Efilr::p":Wi1en,J:;'
pssse(j . :J96.;E)) .
has 'bee,n a nto .
from November \19, /1986. j1l,c"t:1"tOnfePB,,:powe:rB. on
the Central GOyetnment \-0'
necessary OJ::' expedient: fort;he: of pr.Qtect;,(ng;
the qLJ6li of: th:e ..
abati,ng enva.ronmenceL 'pollution. 'f;nvi r.-oI1l\'lent 1:., includes water r
· air and land Brd. the':"inter."
between and land 81!d hVlng
ct'efl'tut'e3, plant5, tni.cro-o p r ope t't,;y... {Vide .2
(a) ot . the Env,ironnlent 3
(2) (iv) ofthe[ said; Act.'. the
5tandarda for' emission or

._·u . ­
, IJ$;'" .:
· : various ; Notwi
concai.ned in o·f.','.;n
e
EnV:i ronment; .
under' Section of .the
per-formance .ofJ. ts functl.ons
'wL'iting ·to any pe t'son;:';off):ce r
bound to tho
the sf:iid t;:11e.
closure, prohibition ,.or
process or stoppage or regulation::;;:6f::t.he supply::;,cof:e'iedtricitY:ol:'
WEiter or any other service Sf:ct:j,;on:9 <of a
duty en eve ry pe r sor; to take the
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envaconmenuer . 15'· or::, the",: eaa,c Act contaj.ns
':rela;fn'g: . 'to '. penEll-1;ief:l .be imposed for ene
contrd"i'€'hti on ,(if any: of t'he p rovf.s.i.ons' 'of, ,th,.e> said, Act or
di t'ection8 tl1e reunder . .:";"-"
I ,.,' 15.' Now' rr.et, us coneaoe..J;': relevant "t" ',:
.(preventic:>fI- and, Control of pollutiori) "Act',
1974, , app'f1.cab'ie: ,·'to tIiE(' c'Eises;'oh hand.. Th'e )
effluent" .. in:; the Act;,-·
'i.fl ..., ,'1!.,: '··i •. ';., :.: i'· ·.···.:H,).fl .. . :,., : .
e) '
of
of}l any. effluent 'or
of' any other' or. solid; ,substance into
'Qirectly ,qr i.n.directlyJjltss or is
3uch .. water
hafnifLll'pe 'iJ.ilPj r or to
tt 9" 6gt',i:g,Ultu1."61 0 r
r: li,fe 'ttnd"wihealthof
'animals! . or Of'; ':!;.
,'::,'I Ii:; a '"P I
'.".' ';:,:!1 J J
,,'.' I' .. , l h "'''li '.' v ..
1 (i) river; /1\ .; . i (::t.
-::
,,. ..heche r
.' '.i '-. qr;",·fqr the,':':I:time
'- . ';'J/
)
". ,{iii). inlarid;watet (whether'
, . '", 'or '
ean :f
.• {Y},: sea or tldal ..'..... aters, to 'such
; . '.,;eite'nt';or', 8s':i'he case..::may be,
. .:;. , ,,' . i·' . .
. Gd\ret:riiiiEnt mayhy':: noti'ii.'catf'on
in ''bh:e'iOfficial'G'azette',
. . '..... ',' "
speci'fY" in this' ..
.... ,; .t.·.'.
,..:-.
d'" 'r . PC} ··trade ,·e:t'rlue.qt" ",:l.nclud'ee·a,ny ..
3ubstance i8discharged from any
Gertfiii'q" onanyindust'ryoperation . or,
pro.:ce.8 S,F" "'p:t nt,;, and disposal .system",/,othe r . than
• '. r..;'.. , .. ; U .. ., -. :-p ,_ ,.,., . • . . .' .. ,.......
n,' . ....
. ' ...... ,.' ..c'!,· "·'·','c,',·""" '.'.; '.1. ,
. . ):.:'. .... ;.: . .". . .. ;:' . -t.:' .
j ':t'i' , ';;:""J....
. .: Centre-lend' State Govl:rnrnents to
conetd.tute
.;,j
order- to exercise pove ee and' perform the
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runcraons or the p rovaaacne , :'the, .ot11er'
Sections 24 are::'relevent: for t:j1ese", cases'..:, Se'ct:ion' 24 speaks
about prohib::t t:lo.t1; on, use of, 'Eitrea'm; .;:6,r::;:,'weI·L" f6'1:: ';. dispasai :of
polluting erc..', end ..on
nev out.Le t.s :art:g:new ·di3charge3. ":::
enables the St:6t:e Board'to grant':(;its
HcClnse'11t",refe'rred""toin'.'3u'b-
Section (1 ,t()· ce r t.a.i n 0 ltow#:= '.,
_>.!l,.:.·.· ". l :;1.',. ,'::';'{:!':' :,,' . .:i: 1;'
:::';section 25 (1:\) •.;:; T,tle "'"
. (a)grant'H.:s'j'consent;';'te!erre<1'toin <'.,
I. subj ect
J.mpose, e ·rlg- . ..._' ,c.,:. ,,0: .,: .. ... :,.' .
' . . ,;:,;".(i) incases ,;(:a) end
(b) Of. sub'+:sectf0n (1). of 'as to
the po.mtOf di.scna rge of sew-ag-e <1(01:' ,J;,-6S"<,J;o ;the;.t,(seof
.',"":,'
that or., any. "discharge. of
sewag <'<'>
'/
Q; • • .. ".: . _. ..\0.....
, '. _. ., .
. ,.' (ii), in . a\ oJ.s:cherge,·
condi as to.' the;:i"i1'
t
riFi t
l
and, . "compQs.i t i cn, 'r .
1 ' . . .. -.""'¥i
te.mperatpre",;' "VOlume .of the
landQ(tJ., '" frpm,,';¥;wTJJ.ch the
dJ.3Gharge,ri' made:. ;:;
:.' .¥. '. .I,.l {:' :J i.......c... ,; ,
" ,/
':;ii!::, . {iii} t.h!at € w:t
l l
only
for' 8UChj ,as max a n
.... any be. any
?i: .....
any. ope retaon ,,,.,:or and::.'
, .
uSJ.ng the,:'.new or, ,altered outl.et: -""or the
or. .
'''" ,'.f f.l\ "". '," .' ..
su:ch be .:
d d "f{ • t . ." .• ell' .·r:·\lE':. f,·1A(r;;.'\S I :1,' : !Z'.'::' ..;J; J:.:f'.;:'
rec.9.r: e.,.·:.. -: Hi(-'l<e:,.. ',:rf(i!' . .
.:.. • . ..... ;,. 'I . '!'.;;' I::..;i\ ',)i-' 1:.<.:;', :",fl.'}·;;-. II!' -:-i :.;:.' ': :.:Ij.' .IL:! . ;.\ ..' i : .
. . ... .. " )::4."; •. : '.; I ...:. . '7. 'IiT {',l' ." '1111' ··:··.··::,:.;.1 .... ··' :,,: • r- ,\l·r::·. ; ':-
Sect1on41l presct'l.be:s ,penalty !ot'j,,,contrav:ention:,,,o!,,,S,ection 25",ot'
Section' --:.?:6, ... ac:q'P,rd1ng :;.tq
. p rovi8i0 e Z5 0
1mpri::mnrnenc' forI,. a term . which year.: 'and
. .' .1''1 •. ·...,:. . . '. ,': ",.' r.'.' HI,.: .11.'Ll;! .. ("fl,; 1.1I,'! ',"i' 1-:•• ;i '.r' "I.:.. ' , .' '.
six months ..t:o,>s,i)r;,;,yea.:.r.3. ,">'"
i . . . . .' , ;.:' ;..:: . '''. ., . _.. ,.:. ". .
; ',,:16.;' p;:>liuting bef'oreu3
are leather' lea,ther

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to andposea3 a
observed in VELLOREC!'UZ·ENS' \IELFARE fORUM v.
UNION OF INOf[A": [(1996) 5 SCC64?],: ::dt;carinqt be pe:rmi tted to
. eXpand ot' even .to continue Wi,1;h thepre3ent production unlesfl i1;
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ed
':mr, the s81.Cl
industt:y.Some. of the. tanne.ries,ope.rating in' the :District; of: Erode
by nov have.. neceasary Pollution control:,messures.' They
ofor,ove,t-";. a del:sde anainaome,
varioui3:
. : .' \..,

,
"'. e.

.'.. ..\' .. !-.,., " , .. '. . '"
.
.'.,.. ' ,.. ,"." . ",. ''-'.- ,.g '. ,... '-. p ".
'RL1J:e' e,re'n
Zii1
,per mit e ,the'Board",to3pecifymore
. ", .' ! .. ' ::. ; IM'J::H .. ->. (;i ;j.; (n..,;. ,': I. : l; ..· H". . .. : .. :;:..- ".' . c"' • '1, . ". .'.: , , .
stt'ingent!':;stanaardsl!·frolnthos.e;j.pt.O\.·id.ed,uridp.r the·ooRules. . '.
. ..' . .. ..... "'. "<'."' .''" ., ...... .
, '. and>
:
tu "pot;Te r cont'e now .we;shell·
conaf.dec polluting the
pre-Verl erif ...g;o ". d bY;th.e.. Control 'Board.
:-.'<>" .r . .. .' "... . \, I ' .;."l"·:":
.:;;:. -,' In otIb order , lLTe: have
?nnedee fact;0riea.
that_ ..
(ETP) pe r
.by the Centr.al [,eather: Re8eercn ,Insututeend T,entH'Nadu
Control fact haye: /fulfi+;hed the.",.
e t andard Et3 pe ACt,.Rules and ..
the· GUideli.nes by t ne ,Sup-J:-eme Court.·'·T.be'ij,}!ember secrecary, )"'"
Tamil Ne.du, RblliJ'Cion Cont-r.e>l)'fL Bos'rdi;; report ";:;;:
eff'luents';
,c,ontainingg;:;.t:he:\ addrea8,c&n3eJ1t:"" e carue , ETP
'. pOin't of
C1of'·,34,-'\'tanne·J;;Y'
. units J.. n· the'·anilexure to his counter
'Chat7"n"o tannery .unf, t3 >are perrni-tted to
. .'I'P.:p'xa;ution' ", controL:,.'-meesures.. T,h.e .
. :tl1ifse.·"t'anneriesare
... ,Total"p:i:ssolved and
parametrxcvafuuedoes no;t-':<conform to' thelJ.:nut of;.-·21.o0'" mg/lit·
high trade' ,8f.: rDS
pr'ovlaed;,:;bl,thetegneri·es.
pollute" 50ljfces, ground wacer.' and aff,.ect the
ag •. :'1 t: to'''' Il1entio#, that the Ron' ble
Sup.reme finDl dated 28.... e...:1996in v, P {C) No.
91;ik of the,:Board by
approved by NEERI sh'ailbe
. other,' in the State:of
'.{i aai.d ,;s t.ande .The quality 'of
"e.mbien'C-..tat.er.," "..hae (,to" be ,"',maiont.ai, ned through the' e cenderds
":: .. ... ;· :"':;.;". ;.'" ..- ":.-", ..... ; ....". ',., .; . ":"li:"1 -. :."'.
is·, the" t1tfihd of the B08t:'d that iJiorde-t'
to/complY::::W-j.. thtti.'e:;';;cji recti OTlS:.:·,of, the StlRperoe Coubt p the' \ BOf;lrd, ..
tanneries the State to
techrlolo.qies as memb.cane 5Y3tem3 with
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aui, met.nods 'Ctl..spCi.sa:.l'.o!:':r.e::le·cts •..•... I·t;:J,;S ( ..
the furthe rats'i3d of the: Boa .
system, the of .'
. <,:,'­
... . t .
. ..... )\.;:;1( ., - :,:;;" ..
··i...··•· _.;;J.i:..' . ":"', . ..,f' .... ··.,·( . -:..::: ..:
s: The ,informatiorii";"f.1.irnHitie<;b·by;;;theiGBbard·;M.ould,·
go
· in support of"'W';;P.No. 5494/19'98'''sl:'e'func'tlonihg' vitW"individual

" .,'
channel eitheri- ctly>ot'
· from __ Bhav.,anJ..
. River and j oi:q ¥t:th"'CaL,\\{e·vy; R:i:ve.r_.h.
of 8 r e-L .......
Cauvery River,·los suppli'ed to. of
• rf '.•' .,.. •.
.. i'tB use:
agrJ.cultu
r
13 l.
..... r sou lp 2
. dated . of'lnduatrlea
inCllld,1.ng. ""1 1 . is thi!t ,the
Cauvery ?;Hs.
(E,<F) DepBrt:mentdated B-.5-.98 l.vfJ,J:.yli p'roh,1.bJ.t.e ;th,e Bald cateqones
of S KIlt \Ii, ': . r,: ,
, '1Jt.' f< • 1 "'.;,,,
\ ';20.
remedial'rneaB(i,res::;,talcen by ..r·nrttgnt 9f Nadu, namely,
setting of at,.""·':
Villages, . Taluk, by
hectares (2S00 .ecrea) of land. The J30srd:,<,haa that .thls
industrial. growth to,,<accommodin::e vahous'
types of 1:;lii,x'-f,i-t'e'''' . and
chemicals. furt;her, seen .. .> on.fo r
·Industrial t.o. 'l'arni,:l
Nadu Pollution .Boa rd on:
establish "arid Ai
Gontrj)1 .. , Boa . 18.,8"797 . 9 ...the .::.e /:i.i"d
Perundu re.i I G!:'oWt h
and that i s 8.8 'S1 peOT; (5IG,C),.
It 1iS signif:tcapt . to mention :i3
located . .avrBYi,J'rom· in
. G. O.Ms. No •. ..and F anp"G. O.Ms.,No.
· d F:' D ·...·ct -t- d "'8 . 1:' '1998" .'".; l' t bt:'o"ght' to' our :1';'0"
127r .. E en --" I.epa!:,tmen", aye, ...:-:-:..(7·:,:_,;",•. ...'J." .. ..... ,., '.
notice that; lt ha Di s t rf ct; addr'eaaed the
Chei rman and: Managing' Di recto t:',·"si.i?cOT:;,:7Che'nne:C, -: in·,., hi sletter
dated 24-3-2061.. allot land fOT.the
tanneries. 'f'hestatus report concrece .
proposal was fOl:."thoom.i.nq from t he tanner.ies . ay·; E;9de to combat the
erDS proble:Jfl'rthe: TNPCB hB::S issued di r-ection Section 33-A of
."i·;
•.. - :'11';,
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tbe: end ·Contl:"ol or Pol.1.ut1.on) Act, 1914 as
emended tci: al.f:'·ihe -,tan'nerl.e'e: at Erode including 34' tanneries'
ment.Loned ,,:in P. No. 5.494/1998 to shlft,thelr
indu8trieJ;.;' SIGC and.co!rl1'noniY: implement. the
p.t'opoaalfQt? ze ro. d:i-schar.ge of efflUent ':1n
order to water sour...ces,V,iz. 1 l<alingarayan
channel redreaa the pUblic sornplaints.·
Pl.lt'suantto Perundurai"Leather:<Industri'es,'
Eco 5ecurf:ty . by 25: . member
wi.th aeco
effluent!, 'per:undl.lrai.:, Erode .
witll Institute, Cl1ennai,.8. paonee r
. ". ./ " ,'.' . .. ..·:::)l1ri;>·JU\·:;.;.p.·'·· . 1.'" . ...•. ...•...
leather rese.at'ch·,lH'.i!ns,t-i,tuteas tfletr techm.ca.h·partner. It J.3
flirCherhr:o;lQh't}t6:: ,out 'aa per' the nprecaut;i.onary
P
01'1t6-:.9,8'-"'2'O02, . and,t;.hEi't
the Mis. as pe.r ·the. concli, tions;i.mpQsed
zero . ensure
.. WJ.Di 1- not; affect the
of \tlle:·'ilidustrJ.a.l' area', ofl:t.SIGC, P.erundurBi,
Erode. ..,.:':".'; l 1l/" .,i,;; .
. ,.. , f 21.· As sal' . ijil1.e:r., .,.;1;hOugh aJ.l:'1,the 34 tanneries.
mennaerred,':::".tn ;:1'. No. 54 'have p ET P system
indivldueJ;ly, C9mptrising treatment:oft, physio-chemical
. . t 1<',:' ;t . : !. ..' .
system 'l:mcl,'secohd.st"\Ytreatme,j:jtl{tlfbiological treatment system, the
that
ETP h8S"!flot,reqpced. T:he decai;:ls
.futnished:'irl. ·t;Be 'l'f1!ocu·honar•. C{iu:h:te r affi'de.v:i. t da'\:ed 'J-l:':':Z005
c
:a how-s
. ,that € 2100
.'.'r..ne :.• rge'9f 'high,.. TDS . ffLuent; ihc.reases the salinity
.of ,rer;ei'v±ng",·:b'Od,,:;0a.nd Hil1u!:!. pollutes the;""land;':>Jate r sources and
€ "cultura'l"·activitY_ . The-:fact3
·l t'ba rct •.. _cle-et11' •. :l:ilibw .... tha'i' .'tf].e '']'DS
f t:'oin;,;:the ,fat'
of 2100' mg/li-t;:F' and this . proves
,,'.',:' ..... ';. ''''.< ,_...:00,'_.:,. ,. ...! ..!!.l •. .:i.:r.·." ... .' ....:.. .•.. . .' ....
·,:thatthe;\iol,exlst::ungllcC>ltteatme.nt,,_,\\:provl.ded'by these' 34tanne.ries
5494/1998) ,:16
TOS •. ;''Hence ::::the c.Lai.m of the
;tiarine the Tanul Napu .
p eoved ±ncot:'reS,1=- . "
. .. ;..:,..-.: ,'. .. ' ,
.. . suggefited"tpaf. the parameter
.TDS in t r om.. the 'prima#y . and
be' con'cat.ned "l'ess'-"than' 2100
mg/lit. unde r Tre'attnent Plants only by
. technologies ·-(-Revet:'se
Systemltirit.h auf.t.ab'Le : evaporation, system f or . the rejecta as
te r t i. a ry' :t.re a tmellt. -By Jig theaaadvR, O. system, the
St:andaJ:.'ds:of2:l0d:rag)'iit.':fo:r ,ros could 'be achdevec andfurthet:'
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Che permeate or R. o. Bystem cou.+qj; be c-eLis,,ed. in the
tanning process!. Hence, by implemellttng t he t:ecl1nqlogie8
the effluent. geJrierated in t.he- tanning. ,could; be ,completely
recovered and .eeusec in' t.he ,a3mei'ii.,quant.i.ty'0{'
rejects .:<:0U,1<1 be .
systems, anddis<;:harge "q( the'
norms e;itherior.i;;;; land or,:::on'::;: open'
pe rcolati t.er "'cours es cOl11d-;:be
effluent by the ;respondent € theif"
treatment t'I¥8tem8,. on" land roC, vit:hout:
complYing ,the',TD§ norms-
ounai.de the asvze ro
dischat'ge In-,this' t'egaFqr-"'i:t
that the system
at" Ambur: :t:j;:in'cti;'9.chi'l1q
i:.n cO!)tai}ling t he "TDS.. ..
to tl1e. pe ,<:f
effectave ,.::canm. .,Board,
hasalsb ..,
.Pe runduraa.; co', in1pletp:ent:<.the
effluent 'discharqeJ syst em: and tne'';',:;:,aid CETP,W8B \'perrnittedto'
the Court in
W.P.• NO:. 1682 9f ha
1
ell
.' to ". f\ the
treatment on or before}1arq}lji,. r2005, counsel
appeat'ing for respondents Court ,t,hat . by
time, i t':){041Q be ,feJF "them to
ach.i eve t.he of 2100 by the R.O.
system. i'f1 .\ .,
i t:': s"
/. "23. In the light at, our ditgCUBSion, it is cleat'
that though all the tianne rd.e s i,n''''and_ Brou"nd Kal-::Lngarayan channel
and Bhavanf, Ri1-er:<: have iri the abserice .
of .implemel'ltatJ.on::of: 'su;i. namely,"

control. Undoubtedly,··, al,L-;the ta:n·ne:nes
to etrictly to .th-e· no rme .

In order to achieve this goel,
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1~...'1 '".? : .' E!'od~"" sf. 30153/2003.. ~::-... ..:.ot' CoUnSe1 !"Or:.: ~".Aya'g:og~Hati#i~t~\'fan1:~:~:: Gfri:i'n'B~l\thipale:yam.-21.~~~~~S~3~~1~Q~':·\..'resp'<)rident:3 :1. Pollution'·control .:. Menoharan: . Z:.1' .~@~~i~Xi~'i. .~ ~..~a rwot. .. R-18 toP.:: ~:~f· ....:.t' _.ls Puthurj.'.." Er...' r .J. 'd .:\:i:.'.•. 1:. '.~lt -'. of 1998 fo .·1.:..·..'... "':' ·\.~. • ".'::l lP ~'.:...1'..~._ .r ."A.l. . . ..!:::.T'Wnil N~du: Po). .• )~J!:: . : ..n~lopm:~nt COtincj.. .tyarnpalayam. . UrLit:3:.~~'::tot~~~~~f::*6~.~.t ssuance o~'a':~~rit-. '~: . . ."~~.:..~€. ' ·:~jt i .l.. I.' .\~..l. ..~6 in*:~:p~ll'o~' CQMM'O'" I'd On:D"'R.:.. ' '" ~.Mr.....'l'J)~)"l~'i~:~my. ...Dhanaseka"f:an:..' .and De··.. >¥.~:':.." .~tH~8f:iled:~~\{n petit..'<1" ... .:~:2'6.. . . '.' .<of: Ez-ode..".:.8. 5<.'~:. 1.':~AR~~fJl. ·r~~.fB3 iClel1.:.: :2 . :.:. :t~t: _:..1.. . : " ..~:~ ~.o tak'e'action: again~t all t..~. .:::'.·.. Housing and .~ f.: .r-' "/". h •. ':i .'spectivelY to close doWn ·Tann~ry...:.'j.J~) " ".1~ J..3 pray:inq' .'" fi: J:J .: ~ n:.V'e:n. .:i'" .j'~~ ~~". .. . . in'W. ...P •..''.. For-'R-8..£'b~Et.1.Mandamus... Urban':> Develop·me-nei ' ·.. Boer-d end COlled:€or.. .... .:' :"'...Qnment -B:gains'i::·· the:oP'e~atr6I1: '()f ·34 .. : ::. . !5atnaBj. .'S~iv.::'JaYBramanf Senior counaeL for: Mr: ~ 'I'•.. t Petitj.-ZO.:::'::·~~lf:1i~::...t::?":'~I:~ l.... . . :1'1r~""1I:fr'Sut'eBh::'L Fot:" R-5 ·"""\'i. "'"1. .' .':lt\.:. ' i · 1'l.g}f .Od...Ea~t Sotta:.1-.~'~..~:.\...'.r~. \ '-:~ •.6. . .' . '..:. 1 .'se-t'ou\::. ...:~~i~: '~. f? ~··. • .:~. R'::29 in W.' ..!!.!'. '.' No.J:.:-.Ct~.·t~e:.: t .'. .. ." ". ... Hr." .' pr6te\6eroi("or'~':em~i'r. R-15. tOt'ae~or.e:-::i. .. . ~:·. . :1' :..' ·. . . 'and p~omoting publiche?lthin· and a t:'oun~~. . .~:~..1/96. .L~maJ)1..' .'.t'.:~i:suriid'a'~~~~~: ":"'I"~".:. .r:..e. ..' ..' GQVi'~~a3~rny.~ti:o~~~t~~: i~~~ were .No.:...~~:.D 'W'.·~:'_~"'· ~"it'i~'~: . .Thangavelli of .t9'ffriien':t4~el:rt}.'QP ·No'-::"~0153 of "200. . fL'.~ . .··..:..1sithe: Dif'trict' E:nYJ. ·.~)1. 5494/1998 is briefly 'stated fJere:under:·:· .~.le Health and nevea. .Yarcij:-70l:' .. Writ of. The' said wti t peti cion was filed tarmedes w~ich : Reg{5.5494i9~f. .::!r:::~.~:::p.~.•30153/2003.~:: ~~...~. .Ei6di thst~idt.. :'. .Y-.: R14 l 2Siit 'f.~~r:e$'ponci'e:htl:L>!ryS "to 38~.. 5494 . ':.''".. . "j ~l . .:' N6::~:..:':.r. :~'::' .:~:~gR~{~~l}?. . J.· "/..ff~.. <One ?-1.nx·!:':::"". .9f >Manc1E1mU8.. "" .. 't'epresentedby S~Ct'~t:6.~:~~~e. the:r~ii1. t o R-13.I. .19<.~.I . ~ i:.:': ·:._~i.·.~~. .P.. to . .(':0lW.For· R9. l:t.:::::35'~ 3'?":. p.:::. ''''' ~3.· . t'_ ·h':'· " .~ .~court: \..:..~:Mj'r'·~.:~." ..1 un.5494/9a.. nainelyy\F6rest 'and Environment" Department..:5enl. .~~~'.~g~.T. !. ~ ..'~~~~~" '.' ~eop:+e\Heal th . '" .' Pollution Control' Boar:d.P.>H'=" ~: ..".Ji~ " . . ...namely.IJ":: . . Ncr~:~pp~~r:alce fQri:~.:i:fBf.•.opmerre '8B'l".. 31.. (: ".- FotJ>. . ....fj:~I~l:~W"\' P.. j . '33 and 36 in .tit...'.l!:..t~. .. ~..Ye:~~ea ~:::.3. Erode"-.!~:I.:. .'I:::·i!UHr... direct±:ng.'" -t' C} '. ..Ero.·. •. ..:... i.'. ..~28. .l't.~:~e..in'1/ . ...:." Coundi:.~"~:::3(('in W. .:1.:~'t~53/2bo~:.P..~.g~Q~':/~~... : ~ 1".. .) .. by P... :~::.J1. . shown B·S .·t..·5494 (9B .lution c6nj..cEri'giHeer.. ::l .~ .~e has filed ':Wr:1. . ":.:7he C8Ele of the Peop. . .: .I"'"..~ ~ ~.. .':'!'·.:. . ..:.· . . ~\ :.the Dis tdct.~~" J:}}~'.~.J:on No.. r .: nt~:::....~.' ...( .. . .d. Nadu...:/:che-~::DT3t':t=ictColle'ctO'r ~ .)217.r. :f ~'.~:·'~~~~. .~~!nce'~Of(~~·16.P:S494 198..8B~'fd:.. ..~ Tamil.:~..:i. ." • ....Y. R.. . DepElrtment. . it~ .:... R~22.".:ing the respondents 1 to 4 .... '. ." .~e'.he indul3trie5 in and around Erod~b1r closinct th~ industries.. ~.... ".for ~." • <.H.~~.!: .

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WBter. carefo'!:' ·t~e pOJ.i.w:ner1n e~ght : .: .)I:) .:tge.l·_bl : I. ):.sty¢t~:~P~~n+:.":WH. ~.J:y lpOJ.' • been dUly:. .of untrea~ed::~a~e~t~f~luents lfl !:{.lifJ:t.: .al...oe't·d. The Pol1ut1bn Control B6'afd : ..r:~9J1:~ a Bcresai pagd.P:~ No~: ... ..~}...~~::~t.\ " /_' .30nou~.:n ot. P . they haVe on agricultura:l operaUons of' to the ir'ri. t\ for J.Api:H:t .(ha15 in' :the facto'ry p~ernise~:i~. plfmtof " B..~:t..'.le\ di3cha~~e effluent..f}' ':...c. e.\:. .'l) theitr-eam.±ven.':.:-. did. al:!t"...)lI':: "\:-l·~~!·r .·.J.. 'r11ey .riodically. ' . ".~~~i:ingt.common tn:!'King of':. . hl:ghlyaf~~cp~~-i) The lndus~f~'~·S. going in and around ~tQde.on.J.'~iTh..i t:1...n.."".·.J...· .::A. .'..the X0075770 . : ".to-.:·:.:I..:a Gani:d.m1ar.:can~L .e'rl..e.rcLl:lt~'railan[i~ . J..'treat. ..~1~()r~'·.ng.o~~:F¥e::.i:feveral" r.v'-'.u1Y~. '.bonM.?!~ C..3011153 / 2003::and 3B~ .... 'iridueit t:L~:5~~. Kalipgar'ayen.frPlYl.::~.'l!rfluent>matl)\... l. ~" .f.'~"'<.F.lal':.~1~eht7wa1.. (ire -: ~ct.calJ.. ..: :~~: . d Jll~' '~:~.~.. treatment the same Ta.b.!'f4no"u' '··.·i.1: '.\. 40.i1gar.• F.'•.'::.9"~~Sj.~v.hI1t the.~:'::th':'.the it~I':j.:j'. .Liric:t2'Oninq.in~t'the::'err::trig pet. . ~l.I-..il:Sh?YYl nave facJ:}.depen~i:~g:.. Theficid6ult.~. well. :th'e: r~8pand€:ntS.'-'plants "would.u Boa t'di'l'.".':'I'" ".ngaF~Y~n.~.to t.: i IL'~t 'h'as.er i1].~~:1lpp\:lst.gatJ.'~...I .ed.ol1s ar. .f·'p.. ring p'rocess ... .UQJ.:. ~:<~: .rl:!r'o!'the land.:i:..~'. ...J .9\ls t.j.~".rteundel.e .~f.tb:e~f:pa's:t:~>100 yeta.'Jjy"thePollutj..· ".he i of ~"I t .:.:. Trj~. counce r..:IG-l. st.:.on' Control Board and same. and tl.ot .~~""c~n...~t.tl'. i ..c.~'~arnil' 'W.t9.:~.iiat:.. '".1.p.'.''Sf..'Yf...{.:. in'arid e~oLlnd:'~t'he ba:'Iiks of.ltge1.~n '!i!the" . ~'..:.8P~1:~li:{"'.~p 1:f( ~~~" G?ver~tt.l ttie g rou.~He!f!:!...tY1W.e·ffluent. .r.!:~gig~'...l«co.vI'dY8't~ir·'''p:f. ' respcndenti'n' j(.:~~'l:~.'''''.p~1!uti..·action age.ce::Je·"o . live~ O. . fOr . f "'1:.the.r: • . ..·lakh8 and ..$.~.·.O~'tth i:'f~:~p?J:p~~lft.. tanneries . :' The idf3c~a~'~e'..e'f·fiuerit..1-Iy.. ~ct.iltFe ~as a::t:t'ea~y been Bet .remi::~tl.I.t. ..-ayarl"'.ID. !-.n facilJ:ti~e8 ort().:..f.the indu:H:rie~ ace . filed '6 ···'CoUllte r' '...ope.:.1'.J.f't~ r .'i .:~'~!91uJL~tNa.m nne .:~.. 88 u9l..i::f'1. "~~.t.: ~I· : .'.....i~<m.#~Jfind~unf.-. .t...IL. the:._:.t~ rials i?:3~~e \ h:hei't .·.:.~!':. ..relleved of.: " " ".gatie.Jlnd:a:-ound· Erti~e .~:~.H (. :'::' . ..~ ~~~'~~.. affidavit B . .c:iganal. ..ud~eri'~~:has .ngar.a~rez{~:tl.'.. \ Those industries J.~~~r.:.. 30153/2003 I" ".:~ne iprcv~eJ..'.~:n()' 'h.t t ~~. .!-~n~:<:ll. una t.ando'11 ng:~:g~.::~:g:~:RiYJe:t~~~Bna~ariI:~~li3:~:t'tinlhnCJ' ttifddgJf::'Erode DiBtric~:. .~~.e'frective and.tdurfd.·phiy~. ~g~..s 1. . N".~stt.f.\~... Nfidu Pollution Contr:ol .*.oner.ffed:tJ. .Iai~i'R •..her....~i..•' .-. shifted Jto.u~).~enewal·fee8pe.lnduraJ.c l. .'a·fteLbe:ing'satisfied wi. I.~b. th2 conge. .~ ..'lqJr. ' '. ...~lr..:':t9ta.pe\pe.h~(jusi'r:'ie..~C (} tft~~'Q 1 ~C~~=:! ~-~. en:.t.~1i1spe..angg:.Ft.':!"'?f"l..lei:r-. '-":'d '.eople w~11::be .~ to:.: their sUffet"in9Ef'..th the' h·a'iialso>.ein . .': .iS.um t . do:n.ngt~~t'1.either to.. 1 "".':"~'3.5:~:. add~t~onal.nt wa:W'g.:.I::'. Nadu".." .' " o :tanneries.l:'-.:iiiade<:.11..··.Erode:.e. '.m'i.'.J. in reaet#lemeht records.'..ayan 4 GEl na l. treatrnent.he<~:tKa~J..r:l11cLnoseti. ::if~9I'l. ::~::.' P.: J"·. H11.At pre3~'nt.h'erint.'.~~:Elt:1.). rf".''''i'~f. t'ull.z.".. are.< 'Jl'e.~!C~:'.~.:~I ~~~t~ :~.t. I I i. . ·\f·.'. '.>of PoIlu t l on ':.ablished l for cne .:.J. There'i~ no dj.Pol. .6••5-l..NO.'/i ~ is br~efilY." th"th er respou e nt": ' e.: Poll.:tbe eSt.. the ..(r..:~:~ ~1~~~~': ~'~)i~~~ ?:-'jjf~:~....~'!1~!J~. Due:. .jet'..M :·'V a'5 e.BHI('''IGf'\l5r.:1[" .~~:. ' .'.£3\~1rhere are" about h'lllidred's of:majot'.'Ganal :fot'·i:rr.~o.6onOu.:.that !...~. prompt.tat:ed'thaV'. '..~_. ~..zitn'.•.' wfi'ter l~X~l:.r~~s dis't:hatged the.::.' tD. :~ - .t Pel:'~r. ""15..yhElve erected. .~:f~·~:~~.!·:~·::~HA".e.eps t'ar. eff·luent fto.[-iel~'.I.

.'..1'd":'f:'. . 23..i. .pu~t:...ution Concrol '"Board thr-oughtheir Unit' mon:Lto'i:'J.he .~rna. -W:J.ence by! PBlfhlfhing a ::.p ~T SY~TE.§i" 37.. .lI'e~~er: Forum.-s steteQ... .~~lon/'> of'~'a~y:~ .x'n"C or any . 1.::wh~}... "t . ":U . . .: :.·Lea't. 19"20.st~llp~ndlng S.oJi::g·. iT!' 1'987 al1d 1995.'.:?ei. conmJ/ t.gedidentical and simi leT.detc:~on~()m:~tt~.:.n:¢ steps' .7.18.re'Eited...~~.: 15.~~:· They .. tt·ee.:~n VeIl.:".ff.O.~~~r 'rt:fctua..#~1tAi.' .eChjl..~pd .. of R3. COS?.<i.· . 5"1> and ·5~b:r::~spond.'..:.ne:r tant:i~~r t~¢J~t~R~~R~Y held.neries'<end pollution i~not caused fit' their: -.3 ::...\:pf~~~'ht"\'~h~ir up a R:s'earcg qi3charq~~ en.om . \..:~·n p~·?p£i..TNPCB ..9~~(jen~~:~.2..9': D~?. .Pioces3ot'3 Pr:-ivate: Liini tied .M-?tlJ.:...~. ...ol~sly.btde~r5·'d~·tfd'.pg iii: ~ d}lf1.y.t~ . .~~ the direct.oan add~'tJ.l'n~~..able t.~ .:{<:fav.~d.O~.::'..ice statutory ru Lea ..)~.:::~:~.·'(·I'~!·""f·· l.tp~ {Prev..r: tottJe q~all t.·...o-th.. l~khs respe~tj_ye1Y.e\~:p:q}.~::7.iher·. .B* 0t:f:\ 4he·· Bpe~l.}.i.~.n..~o.r.is'e:3.." 'Poll.~ Sr~I&.. filed .199B..~~p.. ".fflue·nt . no need 1.:' .led separate countet:··:affidavit.~·~{:>. 8:'1. 9... -····t'eguletiorl·and norms.f~. dispu.O\med t5~.O.U.. ~nW."fJ.ve~ ::1?. .'theI:r ::'Pr~m.~~~.J1 J...on ~nd!~..~.Br..naIl~r~J"\ hli..\Co\lrt..~:. ..laper il\tneJ.J..:~i3 .~?.71oproent ~R.e:.>.'tl.end ai..in~. th~m.~~1 .an~ 3c~efltJ.:?. petition~.:·fil.. .ideJy.:":' 7."~~~:¥1+ile the: m~tte:r.'nq'.~~RJ~~:l::~'~b..teq(.c Lnf ormatd on regardJ. ~)'ie app~oval gj.+..:..th reference to i.:1n"~\!l. fo~ ith.eln.·t' ~'IN.~:._~..ents.).Ptp~. ..que1ifJ...¥~·:.on~liif.Y:':.~:he~.b~.it~~.~. !.~~. the'AqEn0rfq~y .: or :rooq:~'~gt'~~ti3c.~!.he.. . tI:in..:: \ .':12720 0tf'~i:rpu~o>t.JL.~~0.": . !'...ng.ie aa~q~"au th~ r~ty rr.y~r a!f~d~Y W.:J..80 .tl.is.~eri:~':~:?'? .~m.-. the' land~:..fot' ..~m:l-ch ~.qi~Y:~l:!M~::~et namely. 21. : : . '.... ].. . ramil'. also ·f'f1ed·.t... tlo :)~t:a~e:a.~gl:'.Niidt{'l?bl1ut:ion Control Board fur-nished e Labo cat.~q9~9".~~..ave been pr?perly coinplyin:g'~t. t-he~r. .'t.i6·~' ~J:'I:'.•..: .tlt~·· r~qlli.Y9:~~ii~.. ..theJ.~lja J.'\for Jac1.::. +...'" <·:.1t. ectivi ty er. at t.:..fJ..j~6!P...)f. t~?hnj:l:c7~mr .m 'of counter.~Ej~:rr report to t.(.1iWI'·· ':' 11)('" .~:·B..~s .':.one...~@ }~~~p.Nadu >wa38'S~~~~q.:..hr~..· !I"The.::. ere Citizens .hey .. .. \..o~...i6..~·. ~ n ep.:l." ex~~tJ." .:::..q.'?~'..). ' .t. radJ..~i~g end mom.}l~.edl ~~F\~.tr~:Y~..~re \i~Orln:'n~:~\fu. namely.t. r..th'bur.'i:'e· else· since reJ.LOS.P1an-t:'5uggestedby.rTNPCBn J. t~e t'l.t~B~ft: a}r~p by t .:/ 9rpCe~g~_.:.l-ki.~.. .~J.the" j peti ti<mer.a:~~~~sr<5:~~b~... .~Jt~~~!M..~':~~.?n:~s1>).pa55·ed shifting .:' ':.nsp:ct 'at.Y:::T~'~-S&::}iMt::f~... .:':.ngJ"~his/.~~l "'Qrkshopon }:le~.:' ·:..r l~...'" mode'rn: eff'luent t ree tmerrt plant-s were installed . : ..inbqth:.andRs .h~11~. ' . T.3 .. 'i:~Uj .nce 'then 1./the (UNIDO !i~'?:~~~ft.' .eacrJ.tanl'jard8 pr.:...Put'h:.!pet'J. th ~he.KJS~K~. .P! E.~l '.':the Pollut~on ConltroLB~ard.ourge3 nd::..l'. 6..~~. tiC'~Dl"~~''l1~~9f 'i..' .':""" X 0675771 .:~:.~~.~..~nt. .Inasmuch as they rai.:1.~ntJ.:~!~1 ~ 1~:i.'::t..iJS.)i:~:~ :::..l.me:e.~o~r. 8..~~V't. ->.They also h:tghli g}n::.P.':" .s in:the'fo'r...~~:::~.es. .:t::i.C::~~." avermer!ts.e'~'I'e~ur~ .l'\l£t.:J. .at'e cQrilply~na ·1WJ..:r¢'BP'. writ .. Mosl.• :~ One:': "C::c'c)i-'e:.instance.-..:~naustrJ. Hyde~ Ali and Rafiz"and.bed by TNPCB. 27..ar~ t concerned.her-e.t!-.' JUl.. a cO!l'lrnon:'coLmter':e..~~~V.i t is stated that.'I?~Nq~'(~4!:l~-.tup~essed .~.eQ.~n t K. '-' ...M~..~Hpe Sy'i. They:a..!(I~~9g.~. '.~. affidavit and addi tion~l counter affidavi.'Co ~nstallthe Reverse Osmosis ...r~y ~rea~ang tJH~: e f f Luen t generat..~r.. ..)1'· .i..'t..~~._.layme:nt of Co~ew~~~t.fjque'~J:i{)n:'..f..~~gL the. .8....1 ".:.-/.it.~.J):.·that~~:. ' .~the SLlPt'e~e~.E!..rie~pon9:.. t.~t11e". ":...t.heYh.0 refer the same one QY o n e ..)3.e de'tai1.....thE¥.>f~nal decision· on '!:the". 17. Re8P'Onq~~jt...:l:~.?~':l:': ~..-me~and\:~~. '" . "bYk. 5494/98 and '301~3/2093...'.r. " . qP:~ic..e '4"" respondent·.a:~.'J{.~~. burnanheali'h . ..eo...9J~~.~n~~:'.~6"'.~ ':" ~. a~d .n' both the.t<.. ::J......· . of/~.. 8' . 'Il.:~eid indus tri ee • ~.' "'. 7. Membet' s~cr~tary..

". ErOde D18~rictbY acqUiring ..y'.alDi3so1'iletl.t]le oovnat.:iN~.the''I'XlS·{To..:.. .'s'~~9'6"·an~f.:.. ~~~eg~~~~~~!\ r1.avapi R1yer. 2~'B.nfl~e3 t t~ug~~. i'·:.lS~~:()f:.83t~~ed .TNP.'::Fh~ :::O?~l.:f.~.ndlJs.:..luent . o. .~Ut511:Jlanq·I\T.: bre.:~.. eur roundi nq Town PanchaY!:lt~{:. .~.e..'CQnfot:'It1·fQtheli~J: Qr~100 mq/li t '.I.B~rrne :\[.~Ur~.! ..oue types of i0duet. .~.#. I :. ':' )'. .cIlJeJ ~e"tl~. <P.l1e.:P::..:t1()e\L.G<?vernme n t pf: Tamil Nadu entet'pt':tses have c ' pu t ". 5km radius.MtL NO~.:!' .~:f} i.:. . the TDS Pt'obi.:}~.men:tes~.L ': .~nne riee ~t11e .Withobi::::.' hectar~s ..ithewrit.Solids>paI.:~g:~:~~.Y:S~'·-<"·~»fr.·.'·'\Th:~0 e:ff:luent: "'fr-om'.~:hti:ol'iahp:' :6ntrol of Pollution} Act.83'00.:r... Department.a:.~:o>l.-1"!'. (C) No.: having:. neve . .:la'nd::'~'wat'ef" s'ollrice~it ground~water.1ti:::r. Subsequently. N. trle-:sliia..~i:.l:'oh~bit~ the aiel.'~1TJ~ter::and· are. ' .?~/' th~~e~ .'. ' .:i31:3ued di rection under Section 33-A of theWate·t~::g:..c~¢t:t...' '.1.::%..Xpr~:v. the t anne deB at Erode combat.:0 ei t. : ' .· provid~¢a: by these tanneries "ete into public :<<?.· Frequent Icomp18in1..of n agt:'lCU.r1es. Tenul NBdu .he.:C.B-S-9B which p. rOadsf'dedi·ain.' during 1999.:affect. 'I'he TACID applied ito.S3 C amended t~~:.~~. 9i·~~/9i.'~:ndtJra1·. ... ..·-·.LJ. .' 'Tamil'Nadu: 'Chat: 1:'1:3 nov.-l : .~~'UVili8ed~?-}t.CBi<t1\!:i's.:8Y3t~ma~.J8S?i:#: 'igatfori>"of .q'roW'th cen'tfe: h~~:~:~be-~p.r9m.2!fob:)-fi'cr'es)'.ne~·ies· at Erode"including 34 tanneries to ) ( nn7l:::770 .".~~~t~~a:ted 30-~-:-89.J..tbe·"tl:·ea.ine. :'... • ' 'mentioning"..p.Li ah under \!lTacer and Ail' Acts from Tamil 11~3' 'J. ~.12. -.O. (E.· "T.d'a\ted.: is 'in strict.tl1edi.Yi:t..W. -r.TAP D} r. 10. i : .::':..that no tannery un1ts operete:~::..&eF).and'· j Q!n wi.49. con\renti'6:n(ir::~'~~E~'a:tineht'..~ thindiy~du81 e·ft. .Ji~. '.o" 'aVer.t~:g:ri.PPli~Q :1.·.' Nadu Po~lu£idi1::ControlB6ard.:annexure'to.»ligh~·.reama.>:~P~ruI?d. catr:i'gode3 ·:rt:\'f~1.e-&!rYithfJi.the".tH.·.!E_~'det l1un~.. ~1s.~'fI\~''tH~i'..p~:LllJtion'~}:B:tH'jed:"ny the dispharge of high TDS trade 3 G.ollution: :" cont.c~: prohibits :14 Ri \T~t' h8~:.~. .i.li i~ ~:~p~~.taNn'e\'l·ies info wetet<~oLlrce~.! .'~ 1 opme'nt::"'J.:2~3J::t~E~Fi Depart.:the:'p't9h.he44: ~~ri. 'Th~ '.~e~eioiJooLthe" 5up~_eme Court in \l.·./·Xalinga:reyen channe'l:f.l. .:...:::le.. aince..known 8S SIPC01' Industrial Grow'th c!en~·l:'e:::·{~:rGC).~t.. " AIJ:1'1'~he:·34timnerie3 3tated'.~pap~ p'om . and chemt ca La .clp.tkt~fYt ".Corporati.:to agriculturat'land3alo~gits coure e on".~~n~S t:£'~ti~t~g. 13 -8 -97. T/Imi:l· Nadu PollutionContl::'ol Board on 2-4-1996 and obtained' C'onsent· to ea t ab. h:e'dt'are~'.i'bi:C~q.'~.vorri~t. a. 1974.auvery ~v~r i..:~. . and'j..ff frroht~:I.al Growth Centre: has been merged On 'eith 5IFCQT.' .~front~.. lhe s'aid vater soueces at'~ inclUded i.bythe·~t..'" ..' and..t: Perundurea up .· j)ui'ing De:ce~ert 2002.... treatment ce~ver. P. . ~."'.. ~h.i-rJ ' 6n· Indu3tt:'ial Gt'o'lorth-' Centre.Tngu:J:'.Thls1nduBcriaJ. ~i:3C~?aFging the:4r effluent through .~~!.the agricuitul~~l:.fl::'i.~:t.JI(~..IOl~a~'~alukt .:i....proYided.'\~I:·:'IJI"':· .wa3"f6'J7th6oming..on !'or·.in ~ the : affidf!~Tit'::ar.:::J?e'r.::teKt1:l~:dye:ing~ nanner. The TNPC~).n G.ofland. including. 1 ..h~:AP~t'9:~. . complaints .u::..'R..¢::': frequent. and .38U.)"".:.ro.." thi'3 pabametti:c'(i:~aiu~:'dOe:3. aa pLescr._Of. .na neW'--tann~de~ "-at'~ permicte<1to setup 'Wi£tlin:.)R.> .:....he.t'·dated·. .. ' :: ....y. petition are permitted'.~a.:pl~nned~..tment8y~tem.rndustb.'R'''·.·.6.~TDS:tr~de'-q~ unableto}::::'cOP.. •.J:r~. "~' : ». been rece~ived:·.· corl'lp1:i'am~e'w:i:t:h'.'\CcomInodate vara.:a~E7.. \ .!l.'>pe n r~ceive'dJi'forn thepubli C ofE:roderega ruinq e 'g round wap~r.nQt.no concrete: proposal .lts"Bse~~i.~~.~be4 .Wl1i(.•. Industrlal 1..nearby.measures .Brmer~es pollute '" the':::.es . .i8':.l~.::'.The: di3Chei3g~...~l<i~t~~ the9..}fUJ1qtion·i-n~:_". effluent' f.j)es'~.'~::'l:f'i'~q' ·~.l1lt.th Cauvery f plants..e.·-•..':i'l~~~g~~.419~~.o.ro'r.he r di reCtly or said water from the Kalinqarayan channe I .r~W~J~clu~e~·{n ~~~ )i.l:JBy.

a\.r. -J~ali. in· it31 final judgement :q:a:t.~. .ece:fved..ld.et:yRiver"a:rnajor r..~ .':.\:~rom:.:he t existing p.: ..~?.th: Eoard and crdelred t:o.~.' . ".system :'.l.Pol1utioll~~G9-gtrol 34 Boar. ....to redr'es3 the. river finallYr'is t."..Bo8rd ha13.1.~:. . cO~..z.(.pr-DY..d ~h~3 \also filed an canal.9t a<=.J:'escrib:~d~pY..':'~'ta.~. "ff:. .t.h1:q:: ·tt"lel r 1:Ildu.I): "SUb~qft~ed fFl~~~~ -:a4E.comRiYing :.be COlllpliedi~:~.lnacJ. ~ay!=~ prov+~ed .:.C.~ >.~9h~F:qed' f.eatment :plEint>·'::!~"'hi'ch.'t~oqldr.. fot' .tl~'e...~. Th~ ·.l'+Y: fO.n..' :' .""'Non' Governmental: or..~ip':etlnon~r~~[f+·qav. .'i9m tl)e.~ t.i(X '007577. .' lC.'~~lQ.C' f>.' evap o r~. 3.~ '? .ilt'~·''!i·~rJ. ~~me.' 1I.bedQ~.iver.ltin1!3'e'ct~:.-·:.11~i\t~1! ~ater.e<.. conte'nt j.~es .::~~.ng Toml Panchayata apartfroW: its u3~:.: o r. ".I_.$ne te~hno.lenr'E!Y~~'C~Wi:~Q9Y~d~~.11..nner..tfJ...8:S'fQ:~~J::'<~'in' \{~~P~ {CrNo~ 914/9L.f. Hi''':. ~. t~t:'tifH·Y'!":treatl1lent:··'V:BY:<implejij.~.Re3erve::g~:.~::!:1~.Bee~n r.ll1ent Treafm~~t w~~nt>. R~O.~he":i::"~.c.. ."' .'oundl.i. the. l:'ejects·.5ome:":.-1.~of~~2:~dtairi'6~:~~:te£ r€I't!lr..p)~·.: .the wat e r 301::1't'Ces reJ ectBj'-~".~7ndlVJ.. \: ".eved ':.s. ~.p'roposir::L.~Jo:i. ".:::9i. 'the efflu~nt:i'digCharq~<:Ffrchrt'~i. ..~.~::~:~:I... LikewiEH~/ the.J.3ignificanG:~i'':8nd impot"tapC'e of: Ka'lingarayan additional.:t:·~~~h(lr'q~.J.by. arl:d •.i..::.l3te:m on· 'or.th~3r.'t.:'imBI::yend. .j .. .::Supre:n'1e. 8X:.nl:!arpy~url:..~Fl~unq pr-l1'l1ar. -:..>.g'hHar"q~'i'.vi'z..::RJ.'o/0po..c ~o+...hJ.disghal:?ge..O~mois-i3.~.+:l. .4~"~6ri'Q~.3 "'''':'. pUblic ...~rode.~:t:' ~SG¢.:~l . . ( .gtrtapr:e\7ent.~:&r:t.! H.::. "".ndiYidua...~:t.P:N~.~.~'.Ls 3uppl~ed to Ptlb1i..:1~~~p..:~:J:m:¢::j~.1'lint3. ' ·.~c~.?. .q.6t. ::imp.t. ~..~D..ut?-op India.' . he. In tA!7f.~.5y~.t.~~er: .-tOlogica}. i .· .. o1:. effluent treatItJent systemspcovi.the TDS not'1Tl3pJ:'esc('ib~d by the· B08r:-d. t ~~\rl>::~~trA>i ~ • "W l.e'44'f:·:tanner~. .:)l9i~rJ~:~.I.e:-:efflliep."'''' C"b .~.. .:. Tf~e. Howeve t..'. ~:taramet:er 'fDS in 4:h.s[rX.J..sa..."qomplai.'t.!?49~/~8:..~ .J((~ '.pje tanrp~~~.:::.~3 ~ m~'ntioned.p r.:~Y.d for irrigation of 8300 hectares of agricultural: land •.EJ::!ode Ml.al"ld~. ..able eVBp'QrB. Iby..~e ~t.'.<. only system. as .91)dary1:~~.~.me 1.".t.. Th'e TDS .ent.po3el .5e~?l1pi~ry. theY$.:.lmJ.::~l1g~.:. ••.'..l.::t9:agdcul t:tJFi3::L . ' : .f99. affidaY~'~~~ A~~.TD~:<"couldqe achJ.down·Btream3 . .n~wf:t'h' CauvetY. ....n.meroJ:>.¥st.. which:ta~e'3'off fl:orn Bhav~1ii\:r. the s~fwdards· o.lOO! mg/lit.)HGC and c:ommon}y.ua..~ .~[itl1±n ~he norm::lj'f1P. : .lng th~~V:~.-.I .. ..~~" ''''''f~~:: 'J ..I~'apPF.1-I1r.r'om ..a!:?9y't.. t'" : . .f..:~.. .=m.M 1.:. .:. J.t Jof!.thef~.. •....n~~lt.'to h comply'..":tann.~.a 2tr.tVer.l..:.1~.-:-implernenting:s:uitable· '.. .ger arid' ..i th •.mdet"·th~~r . a n aplte.The ..L~c~6t:q~V}.frc>rn. '.{...:.~lqn.nt3:..:·.. . These .~W". aignificence end irnporta'nce of C8~.i'ver50utce fOJ:t~e State of ?en~'l:NadU.tbe'.~.eve ze co discharge:.. :.:.t.:z!=~o_~. .garjfs'frefpne~'~'-6f~i"ce:'\)f 'the District ColJ:~~tor~ Erode "and el~iQ::. in.t.'.9.l'..t. ..~ Chfl~iii¢..~..~1~~:~~'~tiu(j~nq the 34'.q.ttie:>~!1"..i.tre~·t~ent.~~~<~t.:.~. ~ "'-.~~..i~>.._. " '. (' i. iind~.nJ5eries'~:"11~~ ·submitted ..i..tine.e:£.:~.:.:i'8' yet "" tQ -"be'tetit1n±:'c:aily:-~'.meiilbri"eneo: tre'chtlol'ogies {Revedse OSm0f3~3 System)'vith 3uit..'('K'J?. 'comp.een u~i. ~'.n]pl~~l~r.g i t.-:': ..e course 'on the.1esB than2."" '.l:1'~. mentioned ill cne arndayi t to S.'.t}~~.l.uentTt'eE1.1:Ch~e.:hat' the wat:~. public.o. 'i. C~~Yffy.~x'7e~t..'J'h-e:. .9.. ~'!'! . caused: by' in'ese:Canm~rie::5 h.:f~rom:.'~ties .t:·:::~ ~ca~:~~~.t...3~~:n· However.:q0Jt.::j..a'iinel arict.~i~'~J'om itpfl.ant~.. "..¥P?y~a~(.'lYity 'to .~:RW(ffB:C. .s 1.phieye .. "'''''''''.oroer to Pt'Ote:e:t:. .~Ei~ned .i8f.:J~ '<­ .o{'!'II\.!.:>.. t anne ra.".E:~~:F!l:Il~~!. Seve~~.befO.-".:. .Court or· Fer-mere ASBocietiOn.p:.. ':~" ~~.y" f tr.e~o· ·.y-tM~tlteatmen.~'t::> aye.em i .rtl0I1e~~..LiZ'...iiiiilg these for zero dlg~hat'geofeffluent In.~tiJ=.:... 9Y . ~'#l\.~:n~~<1 comprehensive.mplernenttl1e'g?J~p're he)1s:i:v.1'''"'' ..l:i~t the effluenti~.. .~.·'Chl:> t ' 1.lem.to'J.~" .~::.' 5Yfl.!3uitebll:..GcIiBoar<C:end not prefer~bly eCh~t:v1." tanne ra es to.ngacayan :c'tJ.theHcn'ble<.~~L'.~.I1:sYBt:e:mfor-tbe ·Br:e fBl" eKcee~ing"''tlie norms pq. ~)'.t:. imP:l~me'i1 t a ti.ded "by th.ea: .C:n~..i..tment PJ.e~\inCluding 34 canne rd ea r\1entioned in this·case are: noc:.' :'Preatm~JA}. ~'..·n~e efflLjI..:.:~ffJ.E:rQ..f 2100 mg/lj.:~9..Fi~J.l.~~::pol::l..~::6'eeir~xhd'.:...ogi es 107..pall ry end".·~f~..TNP.hl.

.:.:tern'" W.tC'''h·'''·'te'~i.~'~.e:lt.• S.eX1...ljo{ill.No.. by implementingth~ .:I!:\". eff-~at.~e /e.L·':jj~~Btr1ed!:' '.s".f..Jllfry 'Ownet'3Ass~6ci.fi1e .· ..· the. Dj.~A~.<{i'I.:.:~. hy two cenne r:'~e3 . ..li(:::....~~~SY5't'em. " . 31. fo r ce epondentie 5.iYeiy:~:. ·13er.· r.FP the'if'.. !:'Mall quant.." tb? a..S. 5494/19.. senior counsel for :'toT3. ~5494/93.1ent ..~. ."!funct:i'~n:1:.i6factQrilyin ontaining the c ~ e~f~uent :~Iih¥'i:· A~bomm6'r). . tr~atrrlentJ~:~.: 'i.:.heard.P.1/. The. : . . . leav:i. . _~ Vellore ~nder:- completiotl .peIor:e ...liirid : forirdg'ation or on . ' .2'~~~f. of..''''GI''!lC~ICC1> i}:·i··'.'~~.. Ag.cts')l'which" c01Jl.. 27.. .ing. .~SHlc.'.:n:.ffidavi t.9 j.No.l:: eff~J. pcoceae •.:. ~in: .e\lro~~r~'?eu.."aI\g. (~~: P:)RN8'UDl~tr15." ~ .ng proceas could be cornp...~_:)f-JI····::~.:~1~~b'tJ3U'l~'~ ..\~~alb~dy ~ndt~approva.-::.\~'tWo Y1..:·.. .. o'6'i$e'S":t:ould: be·avoided..-. cornpieee~y . ~ '.or.. 5494/98. P. No. :•.. ·30153/2003. 35.j3'r-ocess.·' .:lt'h:l ~.'. .e '..5494/1998 and Mr....:. ..ar.let~~Y.." .?~:J1Z. ' .P.~::~ed a. ensure zero:.. nearing I?istrict: The system as • tert1. . . Ms. .... No.~~ fhe.~b~1'.·:"pet~tioner.:~:> . 5494/1998.ffluen~~.~:\~laAmed ~r'~LZ:~~t~E effluent cnarq e sys tel'!lF...a iri:'W.0~ir..:ieuslfa~~. Mr.~~'c':.thi3 R.·i. ... ..L~ Sundaresan for 38~' f tllandr'as~~~ 'fpi:- .. t:11e' said R.' ·kDK.5494/1998~ Mrs.G.'Btri.· Sampa'thkUma r .st.. 'I. Thillaisamy for: r.\r]::btoJ:'ate.1n:-1l. 361. .R. 30 in W.vapora ti on. II: e..:..~. furnis}1ed'by ~:MV..':1'1r.:.j...ri't:3'i and' 3 in W.~54~4/98'.ithe :tHiP·. J::-l(::~..~hed:bY: the..re. 6 and'.it. .o~/ R.:" ..ovedcomprepensive.. .E.:rt::·e.".O.!ible..~ c.V.l tn ~U~ 1i'. '.:i'c'.l.' :~. ... ' .l:?errneElt.. learned Government 'Advocate fql::'Re'sppnaents:.cou'rieEL: ~':for pe'ti tioner.:. "Furtperi th~a proposal als.n"¥~l? ~ N6.Jellore 'j'DSnlatt~E:.o. (:'i· a.P~.r.~¢':·'te4sed iri' the... . ~~r'. ~~g:c/\~. ' '.~)~~. P. '" .::::.ther':on.g~~l\ for d:-l~J. perteiriingto it are ~mpl~ltlent~.'xat~~~·j'!-'D.. . Ln W.. c R.i. Boarl:! .! ."r'.ng":'6Bt.~.~~.~..' y:the petitione.:). R.J. 2.'. not :!C. · Nagass1.P.c' Dhenapal or the jTNPC'Bf:.1':1 v. :./'.'q{e'have .No/. .~ ta~nfar~.~ :l:?~~!r--~tttt?.J8-:.j=:':re'spondent respondents''9. .·.'.1a"learned .No.6.tten.'.:Selvar:-aj: f o r respondents 14 and 2~.!lg. .rmtka.' ....:'<::-12.'.v. Kt:'ishI1amd({tthy~'. . "..'0:'. B. .:.f~~~t... dHlcharge::Q. other.l._~.ation 15 in from .'.1}:g:t..98...-·.~¢eated efflt. .P. '... :5ystern cou to be ceu3ed.~tCh.r •.I.No.·~. .~?Uld.~h~.p. Nat~ona:l~yerk· c.: .i. :0•. The propo~al . 2005'. FUt'ther.. .~·..d~a~:~~/··. .th~'lr")5__.e..O. . .ounslel for' respondents 22 and 2.a.. 30153/200'3'L":an'd Mt:'E.ffltlent..:: .:J)6r!rn~.~i t. 23. S494/98.~~~S9y.:3 wil~~ .J'\Df. '.e 'wl1ave to-.1J#~~divi.'r\·. ": .P.. ..!.'>' ":.l Epqra'tioJ'1:': syst~.::. 0.ar')/· ~.:.n \l... Mr. .' Kumatasamy for.No.l fro~." -i>.'. . No'. '_.d"'.F. Tt:te' tanneri!es:!':.able '...~::t0't~..'!' reje.i[Qiftatep~~~taXen fa~dt"ro::h ~.:.A:f~(~~fi~fI~~.e.:~ti~Be tariiffiHj ·..~~~~~.~:tp.iZ. . 33 and 36 in 'W.S1'.' with' sewage. l·'Il"r.. .:..t andLc'o~p·le·t~ireu6. '3Y3t~rn i~:.e.:'..SOC'~f~f~\O~ a e ye t : to? ~ubrtUJt '" a de:te~le~..tf.'qf\ treated' effluent and' this..~. : .Mt. ~~}.~~p~l1. membrane technologie'g" the' 'eJfluen~ g'ene'r.~~9rl'.-. Rita i : ..'".p. r-1t".ated· ~h rqugh'.r \The.nm:t"'an<:i""d.).:~..~:"R~.tteated Jit~a.. in"W" :.:: ...c.. M. end fuc~hl. . :wh~ch .T:be :~..:::' -: . .~.. ErQde~.1 I·i.1.'the.:··f.'PtOCe38: ·completely.wat'~'t.M~~r.. SY3tj~¢../..No.:~5pm' the propq~~9'\CO nTertl..!f!:' 1·:U:JOjCA:··~.'.t&iii~ritat£on'·of.Erode. "t~. 17. a:.in.. .Pfih6t:rieJ. being .....(~~i~ ~. .: .:.: .rararl1Bn.. 5494/1998 and ie5porfde. counself.. ...ateo in ttre< tanz:li. ..:-)K:·.2 and4'i.water sources' mentionedv·:i...:1-mplement' ther Eippr. r1!1~1 .land for. ~ ..:- l~. 15.. .enior couns'¢l..?Chi:lr-ge. .~~~.l:)S~l1.t~m~iit..~¥e~~~.:::i:n::.e. . 32.·:1 .Siinila'r irifc.18 to 20.' .' Mr.}. r:lasilamani...~r9. .i-ty 'of".!.. said .~:J~a.:. .R. .• 1: .:~ :~····::~t~~'~'~':.:..~:." . .:. . ~~:·~~~~n~~~i{~~~~J.?i~...j! in the tanning..~ci· the 'h(~p:s.tilj.}e.~. tec:hnl'~alL::p~~~qPOi:.' open perc6i:ati'in/:l:nt~. senior.t:he perme e ce at: 'R.Hence.' : d.O. at AirJbO'd: in' 3ati'Sfyi.ct'B.e8pQndents"~21.::n~c:ondat'y treated trade' prog~r~3~.A.atment Plan:t.and 34 in \1i.¢.respondents 7.~·..be evapo r.tg. .~~pC:l.· '3y'6temar:e. .tirrii.iA:· XDOT5774 .r....~~~~~fd~k~~n~l~~~~i~~ -s qa.a.n{f'the.~ o!f("l"<tor':." . ·.'.:.: :.::.:rtltai.b'.~Y3tem""forthe'fl.~ridEiii.' :8u:lt.

::6ri::.Qtect.dr.~et... ..~ct.'t'tlcie': improve .:i. ofa~d i.E)) .:Witho :~uch·.onl~:~~oe. .hat l\.i~J:.oses8s· one of .. '..fund8nl'enta:l~~. .t~.'~': !~i!".t.~n9<~~£:p}.lin~snd .. 'j.~~~~c~.~~.an(t0.tl_e r~f':~~.:. ..".9~.ironnlent (Pr(~tecr. 'wL'iting ·to any pe t'son.cof:e'iedtricitY:ol:' bound to cOInp'~y.cro-o r:gani~m'-'arid p r ope t't.~~ .·A'Ct.~boUt the'.' '.. ::'·A·r. COl1~tit...n :'~Ifo~grlt a nt o . of ..spo~73: and funst~on:3 ..::i:()r:mi. prohibition orregulation. {Vide :'s.8~:.d~mprove.1a:i:.:~.:~ii .H 1:1"1..preY~n:tinjrl.~. 'pas~!~.74 "(A~'t 6 of 19''V~~') topt'?v:~.ect.':'that· 1:he: St:'at'e~.NO.:". :inc'lud:ing: for:e$t3i ..~...~:::.the'.Gt. the Ceiit:r.·:f~:\~~:~. ~.?nl A.::I.ori t~'.¢. di~ecti~>nflLin<...g.~).i:~y::. .~Dq. In eacu ca on .'natUfal~ejrid ron'ment' .'. Parll.""'h' "'t'" car.:}.5494/9B .'.p:t~Y:.:11e.. ~Pro~~SFt.:g.:' '~~ng t.Before pi. ~nd between water"IB~r and land 81!d ~U1116n be~ngs.S 5tb..he...~he~':.:'.~i?Ji!.. .~ection 3 (2) (iv) ofthe[ said. on the Central GOyetnment \-0' telre't!~'i+h3ucn/rneaIYur.~~:..he'<maintaini. .and l...'..c-: '':'':~1f:. WEiter or any other service ~ Sf:ct:j.rd~..~f~Y~R:~~~r~$~.n.!=:. n t q)l~::'.5cha:r:g. .8C ma~tep3 :f'· "~t'1\~ "":C-"""" • .~..ei:t.-:' ""!~ I ~gi~~~~gg~~ reSPQndent. '.f e l' nng\ o~:~..r. of A.h:~eiXi6t3:.ghoyt iI..:1.P.:'Fo~.q.ticle":-:Sl'i:::.:~.ng enva..i. 19.:. ·lak:es.:::G.the?enpr..~~n~.:J.f.:\:~Nt.-' i".u ti.he supply::.No. isnecel.1...~~~~~t~ri:~~~~ .'M~:.~lfl!e.by.. under' Section .ic/ri):.<!'i~bl' and corrt 1::'01 ha~. /1986.on:9 <of .rlc." .. the sf:iid secti(\n.":P8~tS?.::<.'" . ~:: s .. cJ. .l?<p.::of'·anY.~d. <:~.: "·z.en~·':'._·u ..~:il Goj}ernnteni::~~imay.e. .-j': 1\ j wh~ch abati.D.ctJ:ons. the Env.ndu3try.'A.fnv~romnenf .'.on..:r. £ connected t:her~~tp.f:i.~ent ·wholDs .d.'. and 1I1f.nq\:O'r.g:g~iFp'. includes water r · air and land the':"inter.:i*~. tni. 8hd::.'" "'t\.~.p'r. has 'bee.P/ :. '" t' '.nvi r.~F{lr::olJ.:::undei<~.-rater.9J{~~:..~.~~.t'e~.13'rqt.":tPe·.':tri"'W'.' '..· .:g..Ein. t'eeto diiq:':of: •.anc: 4~"jre3pop'dent.>1'4 ".IIlP?~ee a duty en eve ry pe r sor..9J.'pf :J96.o)i.an~~:):1to.:::Ac'S.lii.. IJ$.virQ.lpc-l-'I'.eve't'Y· :! ![JI(.q.aI)~inq:~~'~::anyth~nq' .~··.. .:.:':. .P. .l.-::: . .of'" the: Constitution i!dp. pollution.··' r-iver:s. ·~It . .l~.1·: ":' ".:ert.x 0075775 ..Jiii'i~~ntal:~::polltitant5 .~~} Efilr::p":Wi1en. 1ge6f'>i::t. . anatl\..exe rcJ8e:..~~ude~~::F?}~..oper~t~on . to take 8t~P8:.J.'1i.~ttg~:~~9g11g~:~g~Q. ts functl.nd¥~.~~'~ :~~. S~ctl..t0r... \.· dir~.'. .~~' .·~~~i~{:~~t~E~i1~.me6j:{4~:. ··fi~· ­ · f~cm : various .l.:d.·(¥J'ev~tJr:. .::~:ha¥e:.. to prot.ACt:.ard.2 (a) ot . prevel)1.~. '.or process or stoppage or regulation::.~. and control of yater... ~.::~.el~~~:~.: . .~.ronrnent.!.•'" and.J.·oQ~ed+ng to conSider'Ure '~acts of.:-:" i·.P.• ·.:fO.a. .:.·[qJ. '~ntl:. ~.<.(ng.'~r{~hiP W·hiC.he . (Elt:totect'i~on).:(e~d:.Q.: otl~er hVlng ct'efl'tut'e3.::.eo! 'the -count ry. ".ctl.~~~~ . Act.he: putp'li~:e' of pr.::1"':".l3aryt9:~.v~'r:nm..c"t:1"tOnfePB. closure.'::'~~3~QI~f~~~~l~:P:·::.~':.\w.. . 'I \.ons unde~.the .l.' .. .y.t:.~tt~:~~~p..e~8::.'.d6Wn" 5tandarda for' emission or ·'d. tiJl 1::::-< . :.pn .. Brd.r'~'~a·.R~.ri?l~menc.e::Of'.~~ ~:..'i.1=-:p:·.n e 19a'~~':.~i~i~6~~s{h~~~~~~'p~~'e~'t~~¥6i.. fores~s • • • i .~}l~9~..t t. ' .~:..-oI1l\'lent 1:.' .' ~6S ".th~3j1l.' .:. ~. 'f.'::i3:hBll~~:~"ehcfeavoui need for pt'ote'c'td:ng o\lf::'e'nviS7o:nmeri't:~". an V. Water ".: al~o pssse(j th~f.'~mong.ronmence L 'pollution.:.i3. A.. ".. ···~~:e. pol1 uta 0.t~zen the' du~'y .. .~qe_.~~.· concai..i:iriproving the qLJ6li t~r of: th:e e~:. .dub. .::·/t?. i"· .a~~~glll!~g'CO such BO.'.'.ev~.off):ce r ot:i~:~a.het'eti~.'.:he.~'. ! :~.~~:~~.~.tete :i..gh:'~. suq..~~'hd:' per-formance .~.:6f::t.J:. Po~lu~~on)::Act( and' willd li!. .· l~!)'" ''it{!'.. plant5..l?... ~'.ned in a~Y· othe.. '... j .: the en\i.~ j .I)~' .co procect.t 1:3. .:9:t:< . '.~·Ct to:.·~i : .No." r-ela:Uj.tith.\' ~~.'.tti~~. ofJ.~L~~'~%]"~.i. I~ollrces"rhetsoev~~r~::' Notwi t.ief EnV:i ronme nt.'.~at:e· the ..id.tO..i:~:t:2!n:~' o·f.:powe:rB.:'4}1~#11¥i".t'f~ct from November \19.on provides:.:.r bul3:g.:~:¥~~~ttQ~. .P.E:9-h 11 t~e above p... ~::.''.a&~~:it''Q·eeiriS necessary OJ::' expedient: fort.' :IC{· 4B~A of' the importance these cases.' '.

. effluent 'or of' any other' l~qOid"I.i. '.\(~ . .. Control of pollutiori) "Act'. '<.i ·':.' " t " '.O::Udej~:1H\'.' ".'.qt" "..I?. ' .' ..'c. ' J / . : " " J.blogiq~l!"p~6pet.. o r is liliely..)int 68..i~"s~..l@.:' . c1qm.t:'beat~ ~':·.gffi:j'eou.i ~:I~\.'ca tf'on in ''bh:e 'iOfficial'G'azette'.. effluent" .P:P..~~~':. 5ewB. ." I .:i48urBe.~~hi:~:an:f' si~~' ' o.• {Y}.:' ':t'i' .. .~i/) I ~ '"P -:: '- ..{iii).ns Pr-ovi~ions ':rela. . ':~j~ 'or Et~tJ:fticial).f'3:C. :. •• ¥ enva conmenue r .*~~~ hafnifLll'pe 'iJ. solid.s¢!~::. . . .. '.-· :.. or:~.r.t~~~.fe 'ttnd"wihealthof 'animals! or..'::..·fqr the..l~d. 3uch water . a ~tt...qr i. . .' .fl ~: .· "·'·'.br. d'" PC} ··trade ..9tlon 15'· or::..·e:t'rlue.. . .: 15. '.:'Qrrende.~.-~.'1 !.~(.'£f. to 'such 8s':i'he case. app'f1. U ..~~·h#~~~~'.tJ'l~:'~. .'.:'.': ~h'e~ relevant st:~tutory pt:'ovi~ion5 ~f :T. : " .. . pro.substance into w~te!'(whe.:gJi:~p"f. • .~rri"ti..:e./.. .Ul tu 1. .' .et.8 S. ~. ~'quBtiC)[OrgBn~sms!.such:'o.'~pJ.. " .J..' . inlarid. Th'e word~" ) ~ :~O~... . ' ..t..:!1 .~Stt 9" ~~:9o~lineJ~'Ci fi~~f:l:f~nddstr.~~~1&~~~·~~.h~'::Wa:te. : • :doro~st:. .:.V!~~~fgan ean'i~a)(~~: :f ..Fl.' .'I Ii:.'..:.. i'· ·. 1974.tute Boe:id'~(in' order.."..or Of'. ~.e.:i. .F" "'p:t ':~t'r'ee:trne nt.".. r: . .·:·~~f·::·. . " speci'fY" in this' b~half:.~ay.eite'nt'..cab'ie: ..::":· .~: .(if any: of t'he p rovf.ng .. '. and disposal . . :... .J. . . aters. . . :... ... ga8eOu8'..: .fn'g: . .. .". -t."61 0 r ot~. 6gt'.c Act contaj.s or.p'. -..::may be..:.. .: ohd''''~'':~.· '4"~. '. . Sectibni:l"~.~L\(iil vtB. ...~h i8discharged from any pre..ilPj 4t'iou~.' '.h'~'t· m~Y·· .. ".:~) ~ e) aj'~f.. ..ief:l t. us coneaoe.the~St:iite or tldal ..' Now' rr..._ '..s...~ .:H. or. . .'oh hand. 'to '.system".._...or'.:~..c'!.: '··i •.f::~r~.:l. ' .···.: eaa.w~ge.t'e'~i~~ill}ate uBe~h. . ..~d:"~~~f~cle 'i.).n. the Act. tl1e reunder .fety r or to any. /1\ .~:11'~ li.w~.·-to<>8uch~.1.~ '~':' 'r .' v .~~:... . .(preventic:>fI.: ':!.i:g...~:". .t·&.:. n. .'~i\. i (::t. .. '-. ..tblic.~ .i.' I' ..~Bb1id:i 3ubstance W'hj.'..:ce.ons' 'of.':':I:time being~9ry). ..he che r ~'l~:?.ut~~6n .and.ants . ) ::':~'1i.tie3: of w~ter ~':J J '~fTstreamfT i~hc. '~micti::: 'aJie~. .ny H~C1.j~ '".:·r·~.fl .:. :-p ..... pq1.. .·'to tIiE(' c'Eises. . than .: sea ... '. J .directlyJjltss . .. ." .'..'] ):.:. al~~~. ..£h~~r... . ):..: .o:r\Gertfiii'q" onanyindust'ryoperation .be imposed for ene con trd"i' € ' hti on .'.e> said.riip'o~er:':b·otl:i: Centre-lend' State conetd.'..>'n43ance.·.~fined in:.ii~.ge·"br"::trad~. the". ..... qr. : . . "1i~! 1 (i) river..l~!"~·. "..~~.'Qirectly .l.: .. '".j Govl:rnrnents to to exercise pove ee and' perform the X0075776 .~.. Gd\ret:riiiiEn t mayhy':: noti'ii....>S~.. . .·~··:.har-g~> of}l phy3ic'al. j ..'..th...: ' . . l h "'''li '.' '. Act or di t'ection8 i8f'Jl.'" . -..othe r .nclud'ee·a. penEll-1...te.p'¢~lthor ~~e..watet (whether' na~ur'al .. i·' . r."C::l~. .i. .\St't9.::~'cJferrg:'cal p~~tci.3 .t..·""" '.

taqJi3hing :.::Bo.its HcClnse'11t".. . "'" .wTJJ.. :::I~J!.el.~ .t:o.. 'r .'f 0 polluting Sections 24 ~nci~. landQ(tJ.rl!i:·.' sewag ~.:.:. .:. .!"r: ". :~~nc::1!'.:or ''lI..:>liuting rndUBerJ.Q'r'.s:cherge.'::' . any...ea"··t6::in. "::: :SU.~}.1.. ...-.:.. ".lch~rgi. e ·rlg..lrq~:.:r:~[..er~:r9jor .:~:::'.n.rln...contrav:ention:.::.. ltow#:= '. 'Eitrea'm..~tr'ies.1'" X 0075777 '.t~ ~.::.1:.'! '.o!.!~.Kf.ln9.t()· ce r t.\ . .l\ "". ~t!i. ~"~"..:~~llp-3e8 frpm. p rovi 8i 0 ~.~.. . . . '..' r. _. '.~ .~f:~':rn~y J. '''" :~:~~:..ch the .ecoloqY~ d~gt'ade '..t.~·:\~· . a .. '.:'clauses.~.:.. Se'ct:ion' 24 speaks about prohib::t t:lo.¥. .'~.'t~· and. '.. . .~\1~~l~¢.Tij9Llgp:the'ea.." '1111' :.'lt. on.I'i.~s are::'relevent: for t:j1ese".~tQ:~::~~~. .t. any 5uc~co. di~po5al. tJlene)lvJ.~s. . . ac:q'P... as to...:P~):'iiJm~~g¥..."""t-"I.and rew. .' "VOlume . pmtl8ea#.n:.i. ...ii!::. .'." .:c~.. '".:'.. rn~:i)ii.~ect. " .. "compQs.. eXpand ot' even .Iurl:~ .~.\:.: '.th. T..~~...· l ~. .. six months i ." andposea3 . i .~..~Y$ 5t~PSt...'~h~ ~.' p.:~~ :~. II!' -:-i :.l !.~: .or~~p~:"\(?t di.'.et: -""or . .r.:' _. in .. .~~t.~ ~..~ e ~~iq!1 Z5 1mpri::mnrnenc' forI..~I.:Ij. : . t:he.".:. oJ....a.y~.·1A(r. ~~~.t..J..t'Y. :. . . \ .'. .~cib:e·~'.:' ..~qr?~~. {iii} t.rhicn~ :.ons J....._ .· condi tiops·':~'-. a term .r~::.0: . ' .11..'..tJ.¥.S.' ... uSJ. ...·...:"'(~) I.\'I~: I::.iU~~LI\..i~~.t be.~ i~~. "~ALr.#:!3::::. :~:. ....-. -.. cases'. :::':.om:the~"iand or...! ._' .. .t. .:.. . use of.-6S"<.9r.. .ot' Section' --:.. ..: .' '.l""'¥i ~l f.' -...:." .~:~..3Gharge.!.' .~ [" .m t O f di. ..~·. . ._j'~.yea.". .."~~i'~ t~~~ ./ ':.h~t\lSe su:ch GOE§.on3.:16. f ..l1Q::~~GoIi~t. .. ' ....tle ~t..' ..~~.' : . ' ':. . -: Hi(-'l<e:.. .~3:.~': ··:··.section 25 (1:\) •.1.J.on 1 _>.ot11er' COl! pro~31.i .:i"i1'.·r.··' :..triFi t-.. butW:hichmay:~:extent.:p~~f:t'a:trt~'~"t.4~~. :". of :5:e.".scna rge of sew-ag-e <1(01:' . ear.~~:·· '.. tbi~~fng ':~n any .n:ebl~...~.as max be.~ ~.ng the.p):"51~~~5..I.ny~ i. f.ipa§f(~bf" a\ n~\{. 1 h~i·'··· '.:s'j'consent. '.i~~:§..'3u'bSection ( )"t-'!:~ll1?g~ct.ng the effluerl'{'f:r.': ". '..1 (.k¥Ji...mpose.' the. ::C~.of the .~: 'IiT {'. ope reta on ?i: t.~.t~Onment ..~f.(.:!.' bef'oreu3 are leather' indli.r.t... .. .~J:I.~:~.. ~Ub-3ectJ. -w:1. which Sect1on41l presct'l. ..refe'rred""toin'.ri' .:... subj ect t...• . .(i) incases r~(er. '[:' .a... •. .1 .than... .' .:. ..'~.. I ..j. ' '.' ': :....' e rc.'te!erre<1'toin <'.. ::~!: '..~~.e)1"I~~5~'" ~onaition3J 'as to the po.:.: .1I. .b' o'i~.r·.\l·r::·.J.g~~ti~:L ~::#':.o .: :..t!~TT ell' .(seof that outle~ or. .ndJ.. .: d d ~ t .h '~i . ' . ::>.::.r.' .9haJ..-:evenecr·::t.: • r.9. 'I ..~:~.t?fLi:fhi~·tHe':':case~'.~:r.\0..O::~\Jqh':.r' "I."exten~~~!1t9.(:a) end (b) Of.~ne ... · .:~..~:..' 1111.~9n )m.(f~t"eza1dn.erms or the p rova aa cne .'.·:. ..." .. ' .n.. .?:6.be:s .new or. : . ".i n .'::'. otl'H~i""'ouClet"'i.. ~tf!'.I~n..\fs~~...8' o<(:::~.' :r'.'.h~l)Ol:'d'H. .: ::dt.. _. . ..~ .g'.i~~l. .:....~\~~d.(>.".E1.'{:!':' :. .~F".>s."i' 1-:•• '. runcra ons ~nt. "J'\~'!' "f{ • :1..."..Le t. c.b.:.~~i~~{~~.:f'.:.s :art:g:new ·di3charge3. :~~An1()ng :'the. . . .dJ.~:.:i: 1.fl..:i~..carinqt be pe:rmi tted to .l {:' : J ~ i.:rf(i!' .t·l.i t i cn.. .c.."'.3c9aJ... . .:to be .i:' ~~"':. .~O~ . ..r: e.~f. '''.l' .. '!'.the.1.~ . .altered outl.f' '/ :f·:1(~:').I). . .i\ .' .t~~ict:id. :".. ~. " > ' " . ...ndU~'l.t1. .1 :' 1f.. nev out. ~n(j ..penalty !ot'j.1t.:.:. dispasai :of ma~tei"....)i-' 1:.i)r.g..i9.~.t~Jrg:. . end 5E:cti':6!C25.SII.~':. ::~~~. :::'.'\S I . • • <'<'> ~."":. ("fl. ':.:. .:~:<~:~. ~.. .:1di 4.: and::.l1" Of. . J:.ther l to de8tt'O'ythe.:.' . ~ ..I'.p~t:'5o...tq .mperatpre".'i1'~~s P g~~1e:~i~~~ health-hazat:'d~ ~A3 observed in VELLOREC!'UZ·ENS' \IELFARE fORUM v.:..a9. !Z'..:V.:'.1....)l1+9r "discharge.i..' . .:' rec.'weI·L" f6'1:: '.. Q.. : ' .. (a)grant'H.::~~~:~' a~. J....!!..:. .. .Lpf..~....:StB~~:.:[lli.~re..~~on~:::. <.:.." . '.~ : . .~.ns . ..'.. (b)"':'.:: .~ ...·r:·\lE':..'.:6.~( .clY.'.:. .:..~)j..'tti:...!l.~.l'\'~~~~· .. .9..'.. . 1. .:.#~e made:.'.'~. . • :( .l'~~.'~~'O ies~abliBh".gf ~ew dJ.to continue Wi..J}..~~~J::n.ection 25".' .h thepre3ent .3.... UNION OF INOf[A": [(1996) 5 SCC64?].t7· te.I .?1125 enables the St:6t:e Board'to grant':(. " )::4.'Ll....':<?ne..he 0 ..:.~ .!~-)"..IL:!\~I '7.¥ ..::~::' .. sub'+:sectf0n (1)."_.:.. production unlesfl i1.ni~y~-::::':.··::. ' -.r{): ~g:. '" .'}·.' ~.. ".r::.~te.~:~~.".~~.o:~::r'e~. .':~: . . of "".1''1 •. ' . . . §..: 'and y ' .'th~F~Li..~~ ~~~.. ... • .e. .~tm. .~R~::::.'.~'B.<.rd1ng : . 1. :". ' . only for' 8UChj PJ~iF.~~' ".:Jrf.::J?ld n:J.. ' ...: . ..~. ~~~~~~~Ye:~hafl~'~~~~l .e~fluentl fFom".3char~~..~e<1 a n J:.'. ':- i·. ¥.'~ . ' (ii). any.:t:r~I·. ...· ".. Url.mpo6...h!at theJ€~p~e~t w:t l l Jlb~~~aJ+~.' HI.

.e>l)'fL Bos'rdi.:.: high rDS trade' wacer.W:i tl10U't~::. \ industt:y..I :.S'~~'i'~til'(i'b mg/lit::. .s~ued by t ne ..:.e . tB~}C~e.. .': I. P {C) No.frhe '~dieChaigi .Jtet'e\.d:3>~stac'e& 'Chat7"n"o tannery . ->. g." ".~.~ ~hey haye: :~8t /fulfi+. ". "':'~'n{" -':·.~:::.:··.q.shell· conaf.l)t'. 3t~pu18te:d>by<TNPCB. .9~:th~iif.t~.J.:tom:.en':::p'~)litl't'i·:ilif:g. .p er mit e .."'Ilt. l~:.to3pecifymore .'" .. S~:.r the·ooRules. ' .ove. thtti.~~: ..:p'xa.~ven::~.. controL:.r.A't. h~.~.the"affected.. !:.. '. ~~ ~ '.if·'T'r:eatmentP~apt .~t.ai. . . d bY..t}jei~..bl.:T~~~N8<:1Jt:..:::~.i .. 91.H:~: .<.:~h~E....e 'P~it~:t.. ' ! .J.t-"..ri!.'.du.for. the s81. ~e2n'e:R:ho. of: Erode by nov have.131. pOin't of eff'luents'.~~ ~ "'.' Sup..t~" b~a:ng erif .dg:'-'('r.:. )"'" Tamil Ne.·"t'anneriesare un~ple . the" t1tfihd of the B08t:'d that iJiorde-t' to/complY::::W-j.P}'tibl1·. ' .}riie:).L~~Fh~.'. "~.'r:~levant to'''' Il1entio#....'. . th~~1&~~.rt.rided"bY : tl1ifse. e..:.:nut of.<.:tarlnel'i~3.pr.Thf~[£:ii~~~~~q. IM'J::H .' . the StlRperoe Coubt p the' \ BOf..'t..E~:r.is::!I~:5.~::...~r~'pb.Y' ..unf.:::EJ:l~ aai.C1of'·...:Board I'> X0075778 . b:I(~H (. .~.. ._:':'. tq:. .·id..-'\'tanne·J.2~re ··:~~AI..'e:..rt.r dated 28 .· :"':.ta't~'.~nd taken.l e~~. :.t-':<conform to' thelJ.c&n3eJ1t:"" e carue .34.::~~.~"~~:p..:§:tBndat'dS":st.by the Centr.J~~la¢ti:Y1.l..... :~::.. .~~~.'·.he tanneries -i'l)..ed.(>sY3eem~ "'Pro~. by the..hax{ng ..:::t~tti.. units J....-·21. (n.e3:i. :....:'a:::J... that the Ron' ble lLTe: have fact..:... .. heg. ned through the' e cende rds .Insututeend T.hae (.~:TD.tat. .al [..t'~li ...l~:rie:s are:ilil:ib1.ande rd.~.. ..cane 5Y3tem3 with ~I:..." " . t3 >are perrni-tted to .entH'Nadu Po3-1ut~on' Control B'?~fd.~. .pat:'t'of. c"' • '1.ope.c..SL.er.Sup-J:-eme Court. \..:.~pCJ_:3-·as pe r t.Xtte~~f.:. ··i. .c6de'Eeat:hetine..~~~.. tanne.·i:· ::"~"'..:..:~.:):..~.'-meesures..p~Obl~m .j. T.~.s t.rating in' the :District.t~li'~:~he .-".". kee't)i~ig : ~n::'\~e~7... P1 P01~\lt1. finDl prq~.~o pe.:of(get:'periocp:' ':('l'rll~Supteme'·Cotir.atrd that_ t~~¥it~BSo·~·~ded Effluen~. :.~//~nY~IJ1bU~ " pot. ":"li:"1 -.·l. t~!.:::' .nes J.mbien'C-. on C J:'e. filed'::~~:stat.e. ' . pollute" tfj:~' ':Lalid.. RblliJ'Cion Cont-r..lh~\o~:1~r~~~~~ .:·. ETP r'C~tus. caiiVebtib:n81:~:er·e'a:eic\eht.qies ~uch as memb.!lR.!-hei~.It is·.reat~ment.".'I'P..~.~)=.:-~-. .. ". '-.:.we. . IICi~! .j.O\.:.. q:Q1. 'RL1J:e' 3·i'(cJIGAIOf"Arthe3H~li.cul'tl. . I·'-.-~'F1H~~~"et.. otIb .r .. -.~dn~Cr~~eYd~j:(.c?ntr~lBoard·ha3 be~n':~" CO~3 ~~ tu t~..::f>h7theJf?-~g!h~ 16~.· ~ . :'1 t: j_s.!~nd addrea8. .Total"p:i:ssolved 50~i.iof::envit:onme'D:talolltit'ant'ff: ..'::.....~. .'iper5cnsand"alaO"!'u-.~i1q other.'.\'..ngff1g~~fl.'t. '. the· GUideli. e.o0'" mg/lit· effluent'·.l'!\~e:~'9J: '~~Ffiue~-lt"~f'qI:~p:osaland .of.\\ .~e ?nnedee an<f'?J~~y~ng .us report ". ...'!.!1Or:rn3 p'resct'~~~d...{i t..t~. the State to ~mplement:}.. ..pt...i~n varioui3: . of the.~~~i.' . ... . t..d .:. .q~:~.g '.Te r cont'e r:. : l..'dnsr:·!~o:r-!df·s'Ch..con~..reme r~~fardin:g~!:...Cl atendar<:.rEl}.. ''-'.ipu:Ca:ted..:'ltiye'~~j~:~.. .~~ I ' .:8yt3tempr'ovlaed.···"~··':ll. instaln~d neceasary Pollution control:. ground and aff.f~.Rules and . '.~::::Si~. "<'..~~i!...the"!·P91!1J.r:'''emrB:si..- " . : .h..!.'.eather: Re8eercn . . techrlolo.8f. .:. referre~t.t'he~::envj. H".i.. .ik of ?-"i'919:a~i.be'ij. "':Fh'~ fact tema~~eJ th6.t.' " :~ .re'nZii1.uridp. of.cji recti OTlS:.' .: .ne .. n· the'·anilexure to his counter ~ffidav:it~::~:(:..' They heyej~e.he:~.~t'y •.}ie-r·..' \... ".ution' ". ."l"·:": a3:presc~.P'S)..t~+.ndustc. ":: . The quality 'of "e."'.~~:. tonrill~nt' ofor......ineiP):..ries.~::::i ~B.B:'F e d ':mr.:.~}~..ect the ag rj.the'Board".to" be":.A+.flken qy':~J'llthe polluting ~~ndustne3" the pre-Verl tiV~.....B{:~f d~".s ~y':~).:1996in v. . . 'J'houg~~~'::'~3 :~. ACt..idn Control 'Board.~.'<>" e t anda rd PFe3cr'f~edi Et3 pe r. stt'ingent!':.t:he:\ d~t'ait~.~~/lprOY~37ons of'!:-l1.~pcn.n)ed~~:bY:~~:.~ed:~~}p~ ~'~" now .:. p '" ".maion . !-.i.stat~tory~proVi5ion5.r. epe."' .!%%t~J.thetegneri·es.. .' indI.o ".~tand approved by NEERI sh'ailbe . In orde r .~ Sta'b~~~R21. ."".stanaardsl!·frolnthos.·'·T. ca3..ontainingg. .:~:.'f...l:J::i.J..ope..ing. '.t:'ie~ in the State:of .. ::.".:."'.h.. . .t.·p~ra~eter and th~3 parametrxcvafuuedoes no.£he~Bofo\rd.8I1ti~uously..i~:~I(.' " . ' ~~l.Some.I.cmuet~!':ccmpensate· "'. (ETP) ~naa.A~" .treatJl1eQt..~:. and> :-.messures.0riea.th....hed the.}!ember secre cary.. a del:sde anainaome.are.l~llti9~ : f.: .ru~nce '. .:i~·..~ee· e.lrd. .".dec Hthe"'i3t~P3..i:~::::wate'r 50ljfces.

~r~B!~:a¥::::.q.:~:~. Nb~1~7...~~... . ~..g~.~~t .J:.e /:i.nods ror'~"~tlle:'Ctl. 30-3-1~~..ir~4klft9~~e re~evant .lndurai fOT.'...con8en. .. ~~ehBV~..~-o:n ..l~ 9 Sl:~.0075779 f • .t~~:.. O. . .~~n(~~..~.r Nadu.~."I.~:Act:a~g~~r:6m~.":··-r"lr:...e Bald cateqones of industJ::'ie~ ~~hin S KIlt t'adiu~~ \Ii..·"si.. •' ~ '~f.... G.~~...~.9c1~tJ::':~Di~triCt.lj:~..t t.talcen by theg'~~r·nrttgnt 9f i':r_~nu.Gel1t.~. .5.~iXfri}l~~f~~f. E~. .~p'u:J::orpprati n..LD~~.··.:·<Pollltt:{8n Gon trj) 1 ..'­ t.·t. of'lnduatrlea inCllld.g~~gril~~~~cli~i~~~f~~U7~~ .i::.. ..?.ltu r e-L la~n~ .~'~~~:R!~~i~p'~f.\}ti~htt1.. (E. the fu rthe r a ts'i3d the: Boa r·d."'8 .· go toshowthat<~11:the3~.obtairied·. ··'~·r ..thls industrial.:.... .tmen".f!UR': ·:.P.5-.theiGBbard·.o. It . :~. namely. O....:l Nadu Pollution ~.1.theprOh~~i~!f:d~:..and F Departltlent'::.c..the Cauvery Rive~ '~dlt3 tnbutan'7~~¥~~rar.:7Che'nne:C..G'.9.O.t~B.I{e..~xplfUned that .~~ Cauvery River..4~:ig96:.·~rle dpwIJr~t~eam:. ··. .h.~..i..tl..d(>ntecm..):'~~.:.ies .epa!:..nq from t he tanner.j(.nrfed\ to..:..IRI.$.!i of 8 ~~O ."'" ".d 127 r .~..S ( .~F9p..:N'8tiU.GH:C. t.19 s: ··i.ab~e eYUPQr~t.1. l t ha Di s t rf ct.:~ct:.~~'¢.~7r:~ape\t:~'.. ..ould. setting of ]ri9-u~8tria:l Gr·owth...TDS.~.ep~~~:t. __ suppli'ed to. .:.to establish unded~.J:.:J.1... R:i:ve.f:t:~:.long .~~~_89 anp"G.. .:aNO...::.. remedial'rneaB(i. :.:'l.ecrea) of land..C~~.\'t~.8 'S1 peOT. C6'11ectoi:'(:'Ergd~>:naf.~garay~n.~.~.ct.!1e~..'l'~ID.f..pBl.lmown 8.fti::~~ K.~Ii~ 3e~n thi!t .G:re (5IG.tannerie3 .appl~e.C).'~:t~ir::r.1.:.. ..p.pub~J.J.i~d ..t:~:~~~n~~izn~~F.rj't:._~S?COtl::. 'f'hestatus report further'·§hdwsl. im. <..t-:. I. Perun~urai Taluk. •. growth centt'~h8s been"~pl£.. I·t.Z~n~J::i~.fj..)fetn.-.tf~9:' ·.the tanneries.~.in.:.~':·. 1iS signif:tcapt ..Ms. .·ct aye.."±.1.~ channel ei theri. ..o!:':r..::. t.~iriiB.~.~." ·..~?" '1Jt..x'-f.3 .:..o·.~ /~..'f8~.1.vfJ.: ~:~::.. tB'at·'-''t~~ r~'8:&..~ed. ~i~...i-t'e'''' .a..tlp .1( .J~. ~..""·': l?e..~~N.~:~~in~r~~~~~~t e~~~~~'~~. -:.~g~~:J:O~.irnHitie<.~~ti.chaI1P~'~~9h "i..~i~~~'o.... aui.: ~~:m~~I.Hs.r)..<. .and surrouf19.t.th~..~\~~}~~~.b·by.::..a.iim~~·tiry~~~.Boa rd on: .:.i.1?~.f' .E ·en d --" F:' D .om. our -t. .':l:.·( ..•."f.1g.> \ t..~r... I.. ': .SO-..:.~~y' J:'ere.r1e~ ""1 t~ln 1 . · in support of"'W'.. .ng.:···:. .res::. .r.­ ..M."..ludin~~~1:.. and chemicals.'". . . ::: .na'C.-..ririg 11~3 hectares (2S00 .. E.1..~WhlC.·~J..~.•.:·:-·.'..could be"ac~eYed. hi slette r dated 24-3-2061..o. .. .r.~ s.E_..m:~.ta~i{Je:~."~. Bhav.( 7·:. ~t).he.. agrJ.".~"since'noconcrece .l~L·' ..informatiorii". ay·.i I ~~u.:::t:.~~ln~l~~dedl J.cultu r 13 l. '}' . G!:'oW t h c~nlt:r~~:..i?cOT:.r_. No •.ca.. proposal was fOl:..<F) DepBrt:mentdated B-..~ :. of Er.::.:comple~ :i3 located . r.::m~·· ~ · w~ter from th~:XalJ.:.·at~ r sou l:'C~~i~l:'~.".'e'~:tt:fi.anJ. ·.Jl:5~t'iel'.[_ut~~ ~.t\'~.:-:-:.rri.dind. 'l'arni. ..:V8t.lii.:. I .1.haa . the ."i·. n i .:3t.' .. ?. . . - :.4..\t·~~@k.i~EfPtr'~1Ji~ at. system. Thes!. River and j oi:q ¥t:th"'CaL. •.JlO~.'.' f< • 1 "'..~n'ne.1.for..to allot land .."."thoom.avrBYi.9de to combat the erDS proble:Jfl'rthe: TNPCB hB::S issued di r-ection unde.~i~i'u:. ~~i~t~~~ut~9.::t.·los ne8~by • rf '.h ?roh.~.:\f.. ~.of ~gFJ.er " arid Ai r:'.No....~:" i:n91.~: ..'J.:r and that i s ~ow~.:h~~I.'~'B'f:: QFP'i... i.Ms..:Ii:lq).. ~!1.~..:zt.jJ'n4ilrai.. dated . notice that. tanne:r:.p·le.·-~L>· ..fo r o .~'yit'~.:J'" - X. Boa r~ ::~.'0" bt:'o"ght' to' '.b.spCi..9:5~~~ir:§~~~rii~:.No. l' t :1'.kl:l ~JJ~~g.Qde~l1un._ ~.i:.··•· _.\\{e·vy." . 2 ~.A..des. It:t~ furt. )\.~.:.:_."..i·:::)F<..8"797 ~ .y li p'roh.l:~"'!1b'e~~l-litl-lJ::i::~.98 l. 5494/19'98'''sl:'e'func'tlonihg' vitW"individual The .e::le·cts •..Ql!ij. to mention ~tnat!~tij.. ' _':~: the fltanaard~ of of ~100 mg/l~tj.j."C:J.: " ~:.~rial.l'.:r~:jf/l:~i: catego~..th.~~~ ctly>ot' 't:~ ro~p~..her.~.e .:l~cIUded.~ Section 33-A of ·Industrial lnfr~~tt'uct:ut'e Deve1'Qpme·rit"'::(.~~t:.i"d Perundu re...3.'-':·'):J:··' .'.:~"..~T f<.._ ..th:e. ..J'rom· ...<accommodin::e vahous' types of indu~fi.J...1.·'~ndTngur Villages.1on· met.bJ..20..:.i:·~OFr. I.~(.. .:'11'.'·.~~.T6wn. ":"'."..:< . 1:' '1998" ~.·· .d'.~¥. is rurih. ... by '~cqUj.. 18 ...2-.:Off·!.l addr'e aaed the Chei rman and: Managing' Di recto t:'.a. i'tB use: ~o .~ r..cJY~'in..sa:. ~~ T. ":: . 21~.~~l:r.d...ty·.' . . i::~fi?Y-:.~ ~ .' '. 't8rt~tl· ~.' . The J30srd:.. -: in·.. seen .Control . .( E~FJ:'......~.g.~~~:){'~~\. _ _.:.

'. ~ "c~ ..._. a~di tiona1::::G94nf~~ arfid8Yid~~:l!1.r..'~B. . .' .. fl~Orl'\"'~!i~he"'" ETP 'l~':9yst~1P.P~evention -.--~){l9gB 'have p roVi.. "~i~~r. .:toUld be' con'cat.:.lI.... f J~ .22.. . ~ ...Be dlschar~ed'.a13o .~. . 'r.lrai.':..{41 tbe: \tTelt~l:"".1=.on) Act.~nil 01'1t6-:. Perundurai"Leather:<Industri'es.0a.' p eoved ±ncot:'reS. a nd.>-is'''''.v:mplementationof the aboV~"CETl'-i':l':ly~"ten'r 1:?~( Mis.Sl-!J~'ifl..ned "l'ess'-"than' 2100 mg/lit..494/1998 to shlft..).l:'1.iitY. .ih-.. ...6me'·f.' .':'. The-:fact3 '~'nd f ·l rct •.· As sal' .. -By 'impn~mentiJig thea aa dvR..··.:16 'l1lieble.nt Tre'attnent Plants only by irnple:rti.·I~ll. .:':". ~. Erode ..t1ia't. d~sch~r~~":. order to prot~(. ment. . 21.t-i..'ds:of2:l0d:rag)'iit.· ·.9ui.mrted.'::.i iesue~.at'ch·.l' are a'. tha'i' .:.'r~y~tt~~. ".~ fit:.:l.8.t'opoaalfQt? ze ro..mo3is Systemltirit. .TDS in :th.{~annerie~are.Of!.re'3pondent--(inX_ P..ha rge'9f 'high.J:.~-t-ection/:M/s.'l.. .of .SIGC and.CETf ::::. :.~ha8~.. .\'lin:~'€1n''.~··· . . system.~y· treatment:oft..ti16n the/pre~pt:'iged' no~rncif.~)H~:'J!. ijil1...: .enting.i!ns.< .· Pl.l. POllutio:q':~sonti.ei'v±ng".~.:.. .g. paonee r ....:.'. tions.:the .¢!f.•.~:No~ 5494/1998) .""land.~'!y\~~.table:--. .:1}O~m... ..nd Hil1u!:!.p'l¢~~{the.sys~~'!Tl-.:. .+. . .j:jtl{tlfbiological treatment system.:..\iol. a ry' :t.':::". _cle-et11' •.~+.t.. I..1:3~ .:r. :::)l1ri..:in ':the::::..the 34 tanneries.v:i.' .':>Jate r sources and '.r ·the.h auf. menna erred . the ext31. ~:".i. physio-chemical .:.co!rl1'noniY: implement. pollutes the..~J.t... ihc. Di~tr~ct witll" Central'~"Leat.:' .t() redreaa the pUblic sornplaints..''Hence ::::the c.. .het:'·Research~~." ..:rhi.'1!".. ofl:t..that the.. .34.. . system f o r ..ente3t'ab1l8hIrtent. the t l .'. 5.J...'_. :l:ilibw .. (:~~( 1l/" 'l:~~.mula~edby 25: .m of the .a. tennet:'ie~'h&h. .tn ~:WW . ''''.ng·env~ro:nment of \tlle:·'ilidustrJ..': 'be XOD75780 .Y8.::L" .ed f t:'oin.'-.:F' and this .u[lt:. ../ . No. t da'\:ed 'J-l:':':Z005 c :a how-s T:he decai. .Loned .rer.....lUe. 1<'..nt~.nce.~'Se·n~1f'.'~c.tn~' ~.i...:i.:' . the parameter .~:d('jnt'a.FY%Y~J:~::janct..·'·· · ..:r.' !.. member .Di 1. the corripreh~n31ve: :~'fea:tmeri't' p.r-a hg3a~is~.re a tmellt.thelr P... .:SIGt"'per:undl.reat:inent:."~:. .'.ca. 54 ~.ut1.~ng. ·t.futnished:'irl.~::. TDS .ane .. affect the preva~lJ.~:::. C9mptrising ptln{a.. ~'·~~.ne :..'tf].SIGC.lH'.r!i"[l. '. indu8trieJ.p.tuteas tfletr techm..~TD5::':.·:b'Od.~.~he t'ba ~-.e_~~.V.affidav~it:. leather rese.::J~J'(~y:.~ndp'. .f:'·ihe ~:'..st"\Ytreatme. ..!!.·...: .::..ly.plemen't. t.. the rejecta as te r t i.~ol':'Bq~r~~nO~l)13:~.\~:~.not.~'e7tab~~h!ll~e.::· ·.i8Cti. .(lye#~.iz._.~..::i'2~~:.p'oliut:ari~.•. 2100 lmg/lit~· .. Institute.. '~v... affi'de."cultura'l "·activitY_ ..l.:ls J.:.to<:im. ..~~oWS that ~~eTDS\". ~i..nt...f::ti.9.:.'" ..iJ. g.. . ~ ff Luent.out Erode. C{iu:h:te r h8S"!flot. d:i-schar. 'prima#y .~. ~. .the water sour.8'·':'pt:'ea9iri!:>e:d" of 2100' mg/li-t... : system 'l:mcl. .Jhf· ! ....exlst::ungllcC>ltteatme.' .':fo:r .~~he~:5~..mpQsed 1~the~Sb.6~S~:~Hd::.reases the salinity .c1iyic::luel'E'fflu".onary P rincj..'.ded'by these' 34tanne.hEi't ..8'-"'2'O02.1.. " .-·hieM:~. .r:eye..hOugh aJ.• (jj.3 flirCherhr:o. TOS ~ •. J~UIES as pe.. 1914 as Erode including 34' tanneries' !~{ .'secohd. ~'::.ruient ~~~~t1}:~~.ab'Le : evaporation.lt'suantto ther::cSliid:<....erundurBi..'..~riCludfng..~ .~~eaii.t r om.:q:~...h~c~Bo~rd ensure zero .coril~.:(PLIES.tan'nerl...n:tib'u6')islycomply:t1}'q~th the Tanul Napu . . . .[:~~h'~:.iJ~:~d'bY't~e B()a"rd:...h~i:'.... 1 l<alingarayan channel a~d' C~\fil~.:oiVara.fat' lexceedi:ng. ' ~. ..~a:r.. No.' aqt:i:.':'for.~.th ae co effluent!.tothe ~a:Ld.24ti{£ha~g~{i... Cl1ennai.:~~~qtl:~:. It J.e~d: ET P system indivldueJ.•....1. ~.. ···i" :-- . suggefited"tpaf.:'~1.f.. and seCond6rl!"i't.i.d'.\\:provl. . oo(..:thatthe. technologies ·-(-Revet:'se O~..>·JU\·:. ':p..~.ries ~.e'e: at end ·Contl:"ol or Pol.eli:~.:..e:r.:00.ces.g.···li(. O. 'l'f1!ocu ·honar•.t~q~~."'. 1. concli.. .. ~.'. • .·d.-3 WJ.-.t.<"ij.t~H~:Pt~~g.lQh't}t6:: nAt. . .~~.h·partner.reqpced. ·.l . proves .9'. .' Eco 5ecurf:ty '.Lai..~.:1'.:·t. .'grdund'::'vT~t'e:b:t~~'d~~a':E:f€th(tit~lltglE.tiarine ri:e~ :~..t:. 'i..:aCSTE7'system wi..e '']'DS j::O}'lt.ge of efflUent ':1n emended tci: al.i6~\·~~that 'aa per' the nprecaut..pa~tttcul*~:~f::!:I)~t~n'i:~:ft:¢~~.h'.::t'}lI~~. bYi..t.. P.ros could achd evec andfurthet:' .~~~ued c6n...t ... the St:andaJ:.. unde r th~ih.•.S:6.:S9~S~l?i:~..rBofri.

:~13e::(:coJ)8.tJ.~b~:..r~II.the ':~~."T~e.chi'l1q : sati3f~ctorj:lY'. publi. effluent by the .e~~.·o·'W~th.20:0:~.. Bystem cou.. n~l?.'. lr(\p.~:..th-e· no rme ..~F:~m:::~%~:..t:. evap6rated:'.'are granted time~ :t:i. .hat .TD§ norms.l~ control.i eve t.l~ '--·gn'd!tiey.e s i.:~£h:e~>.n cO!)tai}ling t he "TDS. i'f1 . in the anddis<.."the .t:j.ei'.". 3.~:unit:s 10.tert..1<1 be .~. thi~ ...s.. implemel'ltatJ. theY-.y'.the'.as·:. our ditgCUBSion.: eff ectave ~Y re..~t'.:<:0U.::.. i t':){041Q be B.::e:8:i:=i·.~.oqf.. n·~'ri(e:lY..SI~C:..rrtembt"ane. .:in'cti.:ln. '_': ." /.h'¢~~~~i~X:ijep~~.~em.=~j:'·3~..:be avof(:ied:.-tah'9¢:~:' of the eame..er "'cours e s cOl11d-."d ha 1 ?ikrelct~d· ell ~he systems..t~ f\ the appt'p:v1~... irr~g~~ionL":" vit:hout: complYing .~~.:'di~cha·rqe..'haVe~().P.C:~q:rnpI. ':c~T:lie . "23.~c.de the pt:·ehti.' to ".f~fE~~~~' that though all the tianne rd.·:"I~l:d!!.:two~. .this' t'egaFqr-"'i:t is'r'~tevaHt'.CBted in Erode Dist t'l:Ct~ .~e~hI101ogie~" namely.Pe runduraa..wide \.mof3~Jrn. allJ.W8B \'perrnittedto' e3tabl~Sh' the 3aid(zero'eff~. .+qj. i t:': .itherior..he.feJF "t hem to ach..a3mei'ii. by implemellttng t he '·'~em.· afte..t..i}(l..!l.~f.ce5:.(:~Y\thi3 Court in W.Y~llore':Distt:'i.f(O.':f'or open' pe rcolati on/intp'~J'at...1~tE:+Y.. '..1...1'!i'\l~IE.. of .tQ(..f1~ Di3tric~! has'-R. . ~j~f~¥n'arge ~YS~~Ill. pe ~rne:~.. .:thinrie.' I! .completely recovered and .:S~~_.··.'.l1. ~~ t~~~e~~.~1~~i!~~:·}:.::2.. in1pletp:ent:<..~:t'(f:~.ffl3t.:. T?OU~h ·.could..:-:~. suitable· .Y~J~~i):!.: lan<:h~.the ta:n·ne:nes and·N:d1j. along' way'in"curbing i.·x 0075781 ·1:' ~ .ci.:kF~m.th~ll~ar~ed counsel appeat'ing for 'I~~'~re respondents ~~equested' t:hi$~f Cour t .Qiv~.~... end the extension of ttme:gr-artteo":if6r compliance .ernek~~'t~~lg3Yg:~:~~~en~h~:~y~~€.G::~i:r!hi w:l. 1682 9f ~003.~e t~iS~P..~O.~~eJ~ "'~ ~..P.::F~(~~9n~b~~'.~:. o.n''''and_ Brou"nd Kal-::Lngarayan channel and Bhavanf..ty'0{' rejects Che permeate or R./ ..:·· tanning process!.·:-:) .thin u~:~t:c::..morm8 of 2100 ·~tJl9llit by ~mp+eInent~ng: the R.he ~~{W~t9nfuental:':~{i. ::.' j .~..iri the abserice .:tim.~ting treatment t'I¥8tem8.i.-:~.ct .::fy'~pprati(.tiea:.:.. geJrierated in t.G.~.• NO:..t"urth~1... thet8iiriel:'ie~/.1t.~ed co'.:.':ot'>·lend' ounai.b8..cco:rdingly..ed.ri~3::: at" Ambur: ·.~~:LBo6t.n the: a tea coiice:~tmeclreg.pbin't{"out' that the above'''H:l. by qra~tinga reai.Court .TN?CB are.:at.:'. system ~hBS b:~~:n.lf~SP9.'.l.tlP.t::. :'. that~~t.z.Leme....! .ed:. r2005.:ETP o(.O~. .··.on::of: 'su. :.:harge "q( treated-:'effluen~:po:~e:f1ti$t'~ring the' norms e..i.... t echno. hasalsb ~nfo.i. be .l~~l1~~:~.. table~. .Di5~t'. ··.respondent tann€tri..~.:~l1.F'''~P/..l6~able time.sU:i.i.~~r..' \~ornRbet-~Iy.!)~.. Undoubtedly... Hence. In-..~::i:h theif" eX1.d('th~3 C9~r. .'9. on or before}1arq}lji..':ad9Pt::1::~n<f:-':. Ri1-er:<: have Effluent~ tP~:~airt1ent Riant'fi~:...<'.Or1:esnj\:haj/.mpleil1e:hi!ed~..tlle:'offlcer$:of the~.03J'!l9~l.·A.'~leaving'.eh£...9..~~blr .nt~:-~~:~t:~~acr~ei~:l~ri~~~~~~n~:~§~~~~~I:~~~~~~f~~.~'~:. '.Fmf..}:~~:~:\:..in.fl'fei:-::~wi..Y.O.. land :fcl:'irr:i'9~tion or.. .9$*.. Pr'OCt~:i8 .'.....-.<:f tanner~esB. be c-eLis.~e.f:""~:e:e~'t. In the light at.:.':f.mey· be A. .~ .e~. evaporation syStem.:~:r~.ef)" to etrictly ed~e r~: to .~.:..ero· effluent 'discharqeJ sys t em: and tne''.11-'3 hb8'.tanning. 1. tv i. ..L-. m8. c. . .:811.dY~ing.·.~tii:Ift cannof.·..throughi~...l.tErope treatment ~~te!~.t. . ".l::i'rane-'· t:ecl1nqlogie8 the effluent.:'.Board.:.. .'..). '.he pr(\r.. O\.. for the.:::~:td~·¢t.~ s" .::' ~i6~:~geo..~tern. .: go . It is rnadecleartl1at In order to achieve this goel.I?-:.V'L. system.:r~ject. Reve rae ·'. . r • .". i:.JH~.rElne!.lti.. ~hich .~.Ilgiup!.jI.aid CETP.Qf.t :that.\ ..quant.'.ardi ngthe 'di'liectiqn: .e s .iti.'ii:~e:~.ap1. ~rrieni1:?.q:f~¢.3~~1 ownedbyt.. .eeusec in' t.tt"ue'd asvz e ro dischat'ge :3V5t~m.'. it is cleat' granted. on" land roC.::canm.. feels th~. ErQ.:::on'::....g lCOIl1Pt'ehel1s~ve Collector and .L~pJ:~nleflt.:.g¢. al... Accot'd~ng to t~~§£~rd~:" tl1e..~~~:<:..he ·T..

. J~: .a~~e~~:greate. .":d...'..-":l.:....ancet. . . .." . '.F.:.~:p'e'tf:tj. .Q~.n".thes:€i'.cal. .. .::poiiutfoitCont'rol Boar'd. ":''-.. ~:~!~:~ . .' "..· bae rved: Ln }.09-2'005~·."3. r!~t .:import..r ....:.1' r •• ..'.:.'I" :'.. .ran.'. .Opt· shift their" concerh: to SIGC. .~~. " ~·i[:.:puR.tiry!J comp'lHmce ·oip:..:'TIle p the.~/ .n?~. : ..~~rl:tli...~~J<).':"...•..-{ :.. .~ct Er:iY:i.". ~.1. ./but .he-e r of India ..:of~the:Bb~ye' dit'ec:tion:~'.~. ' : ' . .'ngJn6te:...:. : :.'~ ..:~:'t~aHhei~. ... .··.. .: ··50/.' ..life.~ . irnplementat#>n ..ronrne.-:~' :i""!"' l-~:'··.·and.' _. ..:l'i.. ' . •• ..fii~.~~.~o the talm~'rip.il~I38'd. O... .' .f... ... .~:tinits fat' j)'~oper .!:' '~".'·§ve'nue. ~:~. ... .1'9i~ (..~~ Er:bQ:e. ~rnp:loyltleht . . Aanu l:' r Arntitlin t:trcW{.:.. PoSt· the~e' Yl:'it.. ~ '.r:e .:.'- '''.. Bij.. .~:t:l0S'e w~q::.: Ta!llilnfld~. .):~oard:g~2.-. 6 •.'rection:>emd ed. ' ...:>'...:qit~r~'c.· ~ ~'.r:!:. R...heel t h Eln~:~~e:i.r.'.L.ri.ntWel:far.e<1j. '-'H:.n.:J~:·I..epqt..:O~:~'t:bt·:! r.._:(nspeCti'dn:-."-:'. officers :'of' th~:..t:~8.'mal¢e pe dO~J..o'tl1e '~ople...t" Reg i-St ~a r.. . ~'.~ ~':. ".~ .a~.)-. Unio......e Eng1neer.:. '" : ...:~~~x.Jj 'ti .'I ~ .'though we ere conscious of" the f!'lct· that·... ~:. •1 . '­ ~ ..i~..:~"'...:the¥ are free -t o 'to.~ • ..' !":!_.~.:.. . .rqY~i:'ntr:.:...16.l f: '/true copil ).-j ..-: ::.~GI:l03-7J.. i .:'-! (. tm..­ : .' :. :' systein.:' . .. .l{lin9to.(..~" .' .~... .td q~: Neht~... '11-:'..~:. .:'e't~'!":.:c:9g:1:~.r j' :~ 'i.:tll£iti: eriotl~:.f~..~ . X0075782 . ~ "" [..' Collector arid the.91usion/::.~.~:. .ted to'~~.n o F~fLlndUra. 'the D~~·tr. . '~~:' . - .

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