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India: 764 industries behind Ganga river pollution, says pollution control board

March 4, 2014 - 6:00am

The Central Pollution Control Board has identified 764 industries responsible for pollution of the river Ganga, The Times of India reported.

A sugar industry and a dairy products' manufacturing unit are reportedly releasing untreated and toxic waste into the river.

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has ordered a halt in the operations of a distillery unit belonging to the sugar industry.

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