Ennore creek in dire straits

Panel headed by former HC judge D. Hariparanthaman wants immediate steps to be taken

The Ennore creek and backwaters, the confluence point of Kosasthalaiyar river, North Buckingham canal and the sea, have been systematically destroyed over the past three decades owing to industrialisation, says a report, adding that a comprehensive review of the environmental degradation and levy of penalty from industries violating the environmental laws are the need of the hour.

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