Savar Tannery Park And The Textile Industry On The Dhaleshwari River In Bangladesh

The tannery industry is a $1 billion business in Bangladesh. Until recently, the majority of the tanneries were located at Hazaribogh and were polluting the Buriganga River with over forty heavy metals including Chromium. Pure Earth listed the Buriganga River as one of the top ten polluted sites in the world, including Chernobyl…