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Title: Pollution board orders closure of 114 factories near Bellandur lake
Source:Bangalore Mirror
Date:24 May 2017

Responding to National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order to shut pollution-causing industries around Bellandur Lake, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has finally cracked its whip and ordered closure of 114 factories. The industrial units that were closed were based out of Bellandur Lake catchment area and were accused of discharging untreated effluents into the lake. The KSCPB has issued closure directions invoking clauses under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974.

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