Preliminary analysis indicates the release of waste from the industrial area of Edayar to be the reason for discolouration and pollution.
The plant will cater to Pharma industry clusters and will be the first to be operational utilising environment-friendly natural gas.
The plant will help in the removal of collected floatable solids, oil, ghee, grease, etc, and will be the first such plant to be established at temple premises in the State.
Farmers of coastal villages under Rajnagar block in Kendrapara have expressed concern over discharge of toxic effluents from illegal prawn gheries adversely affecting their agricultural lands.
The pharma company allegedly laid a three-foot wide pipeline without any clearances. The pipeline is intended to carry effluents from the plant to be dumped in the sea, the Human Rights Forum said.
The youngsters were on night shift and were checking the levels of waste after inhaling the gases released from the plant. Both of them died before they could be shifted to the hospital nearby.
Effluent released by Tiruppur dyeing units in the Noyyal River, which drains into the Cauvery in Karur, has been posing a threat to farmers and residents.
Owners of dyeing units in Tiruppur have reiterated their demand for subsidy in power tariff for treating effluent in common effluent treatment plants (CETP).
L&T has won an order from a state-utility organisation to implement rural water supply projects, providing functional house tap connections under the Jal Jeevan Mission.
There are 24 industrial areas in the city of which 17 are connected to 13 CETPS, which treat the wastewater from the industrial units before it can be reused or discharged into the Yamuna.