Activists complained to the authorities after residents spotted the blue dogs © CEN
Activists complained to the authorities after residents spotted the blue dogs © CEN

Blue dogs force shutdown of dye maker

posted by Su-San Sit
23 August 2017

Authorities in Mumbai have shut down a manufacturing company for dumping untreated industrial waste and dyes into a local river, which were turning stray dogs blue.

Local activists Navi Mumbai Animal Protection Cell (NMAPC) said they filed a complaint with the pollution control board after residents first spotted the dogs earlier in August, sparking an investigation.

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