|Installations of Pollution Control Measures|
|Installation of Effluent Treatment Plants|
During the period under report, 217 industrial units have installed effluent treatment plants. These include installation and commissioning of effluent treatment plants by various industries viz. thermal power, fertilisers, bulk drug, oil refineries, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, dye and dyes intermediates, etc. In addition to these industries, many units have also upgraded and modified their existing effluent treatment plants during the period under report. The total number of effluent treatment plants installed and commissioned up to 31.3.2010 is 5952. Couple of industries located in groups or cluster have also initiated activities for the common effluent treatment plants.
Installation of Air Pollution Control Equipment
As a part of action taken by the Board for the implementation of the Air Act, in terms of issuing directives in the form of consent conditions to the various industrial units, during the year 2009-10 as many as 256 industries have installed air pollution control equipment for the control of emission of Suspended Particulate Matter, Sulphur Dioxide, Ammonia, Chlorine, Hydrogen Chloride, Hydrogen sulphide, dye and dyes intermediates, etc. These include industries like various plants of thermal power, cement, fertilisers, bulk drug, oil refineries, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, etc. The total number of industrial units having air pollution control equipment as on March 31, 2010 is 4724.