Probe into Buckingham Canal Illegalities Ordered

After feigning ignorance when the matter was brought to their notice, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board and Metrowater admitted before the southern bench of National Green Tribunal here on Wednesday that raw sewage was being discharged into Buckingham Canal.

On August 24, when Express reported about a giant pipeline running alongside the canal bed discharging untreated sewer near Palavakkam, both the pollution control board and Metrowater officials expressed ignorance.

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