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Karnataka pollution control board finds violations at Graphite India

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.

published on : 20th September 2018

Telangana government is indirectly funding pollution of water bodies: Activists

The news has angered activists who claim the government is indirectly funding the pollution of water bodies.

published on : 20th September 2018

Bengaluru boy makes device that mimics nature

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.

published on : 20th September 2018

Clean air to drive EV market in India

published on : 19th September 2018

Karnataka Pollution Control Board to inspect Graphite India factory after citizens protest

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. 

published on : 19th September 2018

Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms after hurricane Florence

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.

published on : 18th September 2018

Pollution Control Board suggests super-chlorination to fight coliform menace in wells

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.

published on : 16th September 2018

Kerala floods: Coliform bacteria found at the wells; situation under control, claims KSPCB

KSPCB officers have recommended super-chlorination as the remedy to purify affected wells in the state. 

published on : 14th September 2018

Civic bodies cry foul over common place dumping of flood waste in Kochi

The Pollution Control Board has identified and entrusted agencies with transporting non-bio waste from flood-affected areas to a common place.

published on : 14th September 2018

Ganesh Chaturthi: VMC, PCB join hands to prevent water pollution

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.

published on : 11th September 2018

Hyderabad has an action plan for pollution control, but no targets to meet

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.

published on : 11th September 2018

Central Pollution Control Board seeks self-regulation, installation of emission monitoring systems

In a move to bring even non highly-polluting industries under its mechanism, the Central Pollution Control Board has recommended that they self regulate.

published on : 10th September 2018

Ganesh Chaturthi: Artisans give thumbs up to eco-friendly idols

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.

published on : 8th September 2018

Kerala State Pollution Control Board holds talks with cement companies

Though a final agreement is yet to be reached, the KSPCB believes the talks ended on a positive note.

published on : 8th September 2018

3,000 wells in Ernakulam district to be inspected

To prevent the outbreak of contagious diseases from unhygienic water sources, the Health Department is launching  an intense cleaning drive of water bodies.

published on : 8th September 2018
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