POLLUTION

Animal waste littered around poultry farms pose water pollution threat in Raghunathpur

Untreated chicken waste causing air, water and soil pollution in Jagatsinghpur.

published on : 18th May 2019

Rs 10,000 as reward for information on polluters: TSPCB

The TSPCB in a media release on Wednesday said that there have been incidents of some miscreants polluting the environment by dumping  hazardous wastes into the nalas, water bodies and other places. 

published on : 17th May 2019

The dangerous rise of Adyar river

Chennai at greater risk of flooding as height of the river has increased haphazardly due to rampant dumping of construction debris and garbage over the last 30 years, warns expert.

published on : 15th May 2019

‘Pollutants dispersed into air, otherwise would have been fatal’

If you can’t find a way out of the room you are in, seal the points where smoke can enter with wet clothes like sheets and towels, so it doesn’t enter the space.

published on : 14th May 2019

It’s froth all over again in Bengaluru's Byramangala lake

222 industries in the area given closure notices, officials say STP will be commissioned in July.  

published on : 12th May 2019

Tannery waste blamed for contamination of groundwater

Officials from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Ambattur wing, were not reachable for  comment despite repeated attempts.

published on : 12th May 2019

A sixer against plastic menace: IPL fan clubs to practice self-imposed ban on single-use plastics

Fans of IPL teams will come together and pledge to stay away from single use plastic at the finals on Sunday

published on : 11th May 2019

Drive soon to ensure proper disposal of medical waste

However, many hospitals and establishments are not showing interest in disposal of medical waste. There is a lack of awareness.”

published on : 10th May 2019

Consult residents before deweeding Bellandur and Varthur lakes: NGT Committee

Justice Hegde told The New Indian Express that a proposal had been mooted to get rid of the weeds in the lakes, by stopping the inflow of untreated water into it.

published on : 10th May 2019

Locals worried as pollution of Cooum goes unchecked

Adjoining Thiruverkadu, near Velappanchavadi around 100 private sewage lorries have been disposing of untreated sewage into the stormwater drains every day for nearly a decade now.

published on : 10th May 2019

Central govt will free Delhi of air, water pollution in three years, promises Gadkari

“All my announcements are credible. I have built this credibility. No one can tell me that I have promised something and not delivered,” he added. 

published on : 10th May 2019

Delhi will be free of air, water pollution in three years: Nitin Gadkari

He said the eastern and western peripheral issue of Delhi had reached the SC, adding that after becoming a Union minister, he had taken decision to rid the national capital of water and air pollution.

published on : 9th May 2019

Relief for Volkswagen as SC stays NGT’s Rs 500 crore fine

The apex green tribunal had on March 7 slapped a fine of Rs 500 crore on Volkswagen and directed the car maker to deposit the amount within two months.

published on : 6th May 2019

Minister Harsh Vardhan disagrees with reports on pollution deaths, claims it was released to create panic

The minister also urged the people to be conscious and responsible towards the environment.

published on : 6th May 2019

20 projects in Tamil Nadu may get clearance soon

Industry sources said that Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has been alleged of changing queries every time an applicant responds to the query.

published on : 5th May 2019
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