After one hour, the effluent flow touched 10 MLD mark.
The board would finally pass the report to National Green Tribunal, Dwivedi added.
Meanwhile, some tannery operators assembled at the treatment plant and started protesting against collection of sample of the discharge.Dwivedi claimed that around half-an-hour later, flow of discharge was reduced to 4 MLD due to closure of tanneries.
It would send different teams for sampling which would file report to the board.
The CPCB team, which had left the plant due to protest of tannery owners returned at around 4pm and collected the samples thereafter.The project manager said that generally samples were collected from the inlet and outlet of the CETP.
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