NGT shuts down industries near Bengaluru lake, slaps fine
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:17 PM
The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday ordered all industries around Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru to be shut and imposed Rs 5 lakh fine on anyone found dumping waste in and around the lake. The green panel gave the state authorities one month's time to free the lake of all pollutants. Highly polluted Bellandur Lake on February-17 caught fire due to toxic effluents in it.