Oily effluents spotted once again on Kosasthalaiyar river

  • | Monday | 15th July, 2019

By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: Thick patches of oily effluents were spotted again on the Kosasthalaiyar river on Sunday even after officials of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board inspected the source of discharge late on Saturday. The Kattukuppam fishermen spotted the discharge at 5 pm, spreading up to the Ennore railway bridge. The leak has occurred within 24 hours of the inspection by the officials who took a sample for testing. Though the offender has not been identified yet, the fishermen feel the effluent is discharged from the outlet pipes of the nearby lubricant industry set up three years ago. The locals said the ‘brown-coloured’ effluent was seen in the river only after the industry was set up.

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