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A Graphite India official termed residents’ allegations of the factory polluting the surrounding air as baseless, and claimed all parameters were within the stipulated limits.
The news has angered activists who claim the government is indirectly funding the pollution of water bodies.
Rahul presented his design at the Reimagine Waste Hackathon that took place at IISc, and will also take part in a 45-day challenge as part of the event, to get his ideas finetuned.
The factory, which residents allege is working without the requisite permissions, has been causing high levels of air pollution in the area according to those who commute and stay nearby.
The N.C. Pork Council, an industry trade group, emphasized Monday that the hog waste pits flooded by Florence represented a comparatively small number when compared with the total number statewide.
The presence of coliform bacteria was found in wells in the flood-affected areas after the KSPCB completed the first phase testing of well water recently.
KSPCB officers have recommended super-chlorination as the remedy to purify affected wells in the state.
The Pollution Control Board has identified and entrusted agencies with transporting non-bio waste from flood-affected areas to a common place.
The VMC has also been asked to prevent devotees from dumping flowers, clothes and decorative items used during prayers in the water bodies, he said.
Unlike many other cities in the country where air pollution levels are soaring beyond prescribed standards, Hyderabad has an action plan in place for keeping air pollution levels under control.
In a move to bring even non highly-polluting industries under its mechanism, the Central Pollution Control Board has recommended that they self regulate.
There has been continuous campaign to make artisans opt for clay idols as per the guidelines issued by the Central Pollution Control Board, restricting the use of Plaster of Paris.
Though a final agreement is yet to be reached, the KSPCB believes the talks ended on a positive note.
To prevent the outbreak of contagious diseases from unhygienic water sources, the Health Department is launching an intense cleaning drive of water bodies.