Bio–mining to remediate hazardous waste in Pammal
The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed the Commissioner of Pammal municipality to start bio-mining of hazardous waste dumped in private land in four survey numbers in Pammal Village by January 2018.
In bio-mining, micro-organisms are used to leach and remove metals from their growth medium.
Judicial member Justice M.S. Nambiar also directed that the process of installation of the machinery should be completed within 90 days, before March 31, 2018, and the entire bio-mining process should be finished by December 31, 2018.
Courtesy: The Hindu