ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Controlling Pollution in Small Industry

Although common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) have been held up as a solution to the problem of pollution by small-scale units, the concept has been a failure in several places in India. The unsuccessful CETPs can learn from the experience of the Ankleshwar plant, where several basic parameters of functioning, such as separation of ownership and membership and use of tankers for effluent conveyance have contributed to its effectiveness.

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