Government sleeps as toxic waste poisons water in Punjab: says special report by The Tribune

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Vatic Note:  Does  this surprise anyone here? Pay attention, since we could be next.  I bet this is part of the global depopulation plan. These methods are better known as the "soft kill" so the perpetrator is not at risk like he would be if it were done with guns through a hard kill.  They did not think we would figure that one out.  Its important to take down names and photos of those who are involved in all of this for later justice delivery.

I noticed that water has become a major big issue, like food was a year ago, when they passed all those laws regulating and controlling food. Notice that Bush Jr bought about 100,000 acres in  Paraguay over the largest fresh water Aquifir in the world, which is fed by the Amazon, as did his buddy and biggest supporter, Reverand Moon. .

Also  notice that the senate approved the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST) back in 2008, while all the noise was going on about the Tarp  Bill.... which now expands control over water from salt water to inland fresh water without regard to sovereignty.  We now have foreign countries coming into  our rapidly dropping great lakes, to take fresh water for their bottled water industry  and they have no regard for our water needs in an era of dwindling supply, everything is about profits.  As I said, most ways of making profits now for these corporations, require they, literally and figuratively, harm us as Americans.  This is just another example.  And they want to run the globe?  Over our dead bodies.

Is this like gun  control that started out as form of control over international gun running and sales for wars, but turned into  a gun control bill?  We know how that turned out.  They always have such humanitarian reasons for doing tyrannical acts.  I trust none of their reasons now, except the obvious, which is control over humanity, through their control over our basic survival needs and fresh clean water is one of them.  Food was the other, as was gun control.  Now lets watch what they do about water.  Its happening here in the states.  When Bush Jr was President, he put all fresh water, by executive order,  under the Army Corp of engineers.

So, reservoirs paid for by property owners through bond issues, get to pay for it while the Army Corp of engineers gets to have final say on what is done with the water.  Our water board in my town is dealing with that very issue right now as we speak.  We won't know the results of that until the 2nd Tues of next month.  Poisoning the water or introducing disease into the drinking water is an old trick and that is why they made water trunks with dual input, illegal so no one could insert something into the water at the juncture.

I wonder when they will reach us here.  These Hindus are absolutely committed to destroying the Sikhs which is a crime against humanity if they continue along this path. And as we know, that is a death penalty offense.  They need to be careful because now the world is watching.  Just look at this below and see where we are headed with this "soft kill".  

Government sleeps as toxic waste poisons water in Punjab: says special report by The Tribune
by Parmjit Singh, India Times,
Published: October 14, 2013

Jalandhar (October 14, 2013): An English vernacular, The Tribune, has published first part of its special report on the pity state of pollution control in Punjab.

In the series-report that would continue in coming The Tribune team takes a look at the state of various rivers and other water bodies.

First part of the report that was published in October 14, 2013 issue of The Tribune is reproduced as follows for the information of readers of the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN):
Govt sleeps as toxic waste poisons water in Punjab
October 13 / Umesh Dewan/TNS:
Notwithstanding claims of the Punjab Government and the state Pollution Control Board (PPCB) that emphasis is being laid on ensuring clean and green environment in the state, the practice of discharging domestic waste and untreated industrial effluents into drains, rivulets and water channels continues unabated in Jalandhar and Kapurthala.
The worst affected is the Kala Sanghian Drain, which originates from Bullandpur village in Jalandhar and goes to Chiti Bein, which finally connects with the Sutlej.
In Kapurthala, untreated sewage waste is polluting Kali Bein. Same is the fate of Wadala Drain. It merges with Kali Bein, which finally falls into the Beas. Pollution of drains and rivulets has also started affecting groundwater. This has started affecting he health of people in many parts of Jalandhar and Kapurthala.
Apart from skin diseases, a number of cancer deaths have also been reported in many villages of Jalandhar. Intake of polluted water is said to be the main cause behind rising number of cancer cases in these areas. Though, the PPCB has tightened the noose around the tanneries at the Leather Complex and electroplating units in Jalandhar, the violation of anti-pollution norms continues.
The problem

 Out of about 200 electroplating units in Jalandhar, many do not have effluent treatment plants (ETPs). The result: Toxic chrome effluents are discharged into Kala Sanghian Drain.
It is being claimed that electroplating units send effluents to the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) at Ludhiana for treatment, but there are reports that many units continue to discharge untreated effluents into Kala Sanghian Drain. There are about 60 tanneries in Leather Complex.
Kapurthala has a sewage treatment plant (STP) with total capacity of treating 25 million litre discharge per day (MLD). Since the plant is not properly functional, the discharge of untreated domestic waste into Kali Bein goes on. Untreated domestic waste of some areas also finds its way into Wadala Drain. Lakhs of fish were found dead in Kali Bein at Sultanpur Lodhi in April this year.
The promises
Sewage treatment plants (STPs) were to be set up in Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Nawanshahr and Hoshiarpur. Industrial units had to send effluents to the CETP, Ludhiana, or had to install their own ETPs. On February 28, 2008, it was announced that Kala Sanghian Drain would be made pollution-free within one month, but there has not been much improvement five years down the line.
On May 18, 2011, some Rajasthan residents came to Jalandhar to lodge a protest with the administration saying the 45-km Kala Sanghian Drain was polluting the Sutlej and ultimately the Indira canal that carried water to several districts of Rajasthan.
The reality
The Punjab Effluent Treatment Society (PETS) has set up a 5 MLD CETP at Leather Complex for the treatment of toxic waste, while the old CETP (1.5 MLD) is non-functional. The installed capacity of tanneries at leather complex is about 8.8 MLD.
PPCB Senior Environmental Engineer SP Garg said the PETS had initiated the process to re-commission the old CETP at the Leather Complex. “The capacity of the new CETP is being increased from 5 MLD to 6 MLD. We are hopeful that work will be completed by October 31,” said PETS Secretary-cum-Director Ajay Sharma.
Garg said board officials kept conducting surprise checks on tanneries and action was initiated whenever any violation was noticed. Kapurthala MC Executive Officer and President had been prosecuted for not been able to ensure that the STP operated properly and achieved desired standards, he added.
Jalandhar needs to have STPs with a combined capacity of 235 MLD. At present, two STPs (100 MLD and 25 MLD capacity) are functional at Pholriwal. A 50 MLD STP is coming up Opposite the Leather Complex, whereas two STPs of 25 MLD and 10 MLD capacity are being set up along the Hoshiarpur Road and the GT Road in Jalandhar.
Phagwara has an STP of 20 MLD capacity, while two other STPs of 8 MLD capacity each are being set up. In Nawanshahr and Hoshiarpur, 6 MLD and 30 MLD STPs are coming up. The deadline for the commissioning of all STPs is March 31, 2014.
Health hazard
Consumption of polluted groundwater has left a large number of people suffering from various diseases, including cancer. Gazipur, Allowal, Badshapur, Mehmuwal Mahla, Kohar Kalan, Athola, Mandala Chana, Gidderpindi, Bahmania, Madala, Isewal and Namajepur villages in Jalandhar district are the worst-hit. Bulerkhanpur, Sidhpur, Sunra, Chaka, Ahmedpur and Mallu villages are among the worst-affected in Kapurthala. (VN: as we mentioned before, in general, this is what is known as the "Soft Kill" for depopulating so the victim does not know he/she is under attack and thus will not respond in kind.)
Tumour and cancer cases, besides stomach, eye, skin and respiration problems are common among residents of Jalandhar villages that fall in the vicinity of Kala Sanghian Drain.
Jarnail Singh of Badshapur village said: “There had been eight cancer deaths in the village. Residents of other villagers are also suffering from various ailments. The state government has completely failed to check pollution of groundwater.” Inhabitants of many other villages also claimed that the people were suffering due to consumption of polluted water.
Seechewal’s take
According to environmentalist Seechewal, the discharge of Kala Sanghian Drain goes down to Chitti Bein, then to the Sutlej and finally to Harike headworks, from where drinking water is supplied to the Malwa region. Polluted water poses a serious risk not only to the aquatic life, but also to humans.
Till all STPs were in place, the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation should make arrangements to segregate silt from untreated waste at different points, so that less polluted water was discharged into the drains, he said. “An STP has been set up in Kapurthala at a cost of Rs 12 crore, but it is non-functional. The entire domestic waste goes into Kali Bein, which is really unfortunate,” he added.
(To be continued)
The sorry state of rivers
Chandigarh: Punjab ranks 23rd among states and UTs in environment performance index benchmarked by the Planning Commission in its 2012 report. The poor ranking is in sharp contrast with the commitment made by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in October, 2010 that all state rivers will be cleaned by November 30, 2011.
The Shiromani Akali Dal manifesto for the last Assembly polls promised “clean air, water, sky and land (saf paun, pani dharti and akash)”. It had also spelled out a 5-point programme. Nothing has changed: The Sutlej continues to be a major victim, the Ghaggar is a repository of chemical waste, as toxins are dunked into the subsoil water at various places.
The result is stark: most rivers and choes remain polluted. Government sources cite the lack of funds for handling pollution. For instance, they say, the state government identified 45 towns and cities from where untreated effluents flow into either rivers or nearby choes. Safely created dumps would have taken care of solid waste. But the government doesn’t have funds to set up treatment plants.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

same people attackinig India as America and rest of world, not Hindus. Only Hindus involved are after money, having slave mentality or too dumbed down to take action.