Greens Skeptical About India‘s Ambitions to Rejuvenate Ganges

In Kanpur, a busy industrial city in eastern India, environmental activist Rakesh Jaiswal has waged a quarter-century long campaign to stop the flow of poisonous chemical waste from the city’s thriving leather industry into the Ganges River. The “Eco Friends” voluntary group he heads was launched after he watched the waters of one of the world’s mighty rivers turn into a toxic cocktail as crowded cities along its banks dump millions of tons of untreated sewage and industrial waste,...

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