India: 70 industrial units found flouting environmental norms

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The Punjab Pollution Control Board is expected to soon take action against the 70 industrial units that were found violating environmental norms, Hindustan Times reported.

Gulshan Rai chief environmental engineer of the board, said "action could range from disconnection of electricity to fine as per the violation."

Several electroplating, dyeing and other units are suspected to have directly thrown their wastes into the waters.

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