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.
However, many hospitals and establishments are not showing interest in disposal of medical waste. There is a lack of awareness.”
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.
Industry sources said that Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has been alleged of changing queries every time an applicant responds to the query.
A whopping 365 hospitals, including 51 government Health Care Facilities in the State are operating illegally without valid consent from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.
NGT to Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary: Pollution Control Board responsible for green norm violations
Earlier, the NGT had imposed Rs 100 crore fine on the government for failing to curb illegal sand mining in Krishna river near the CM’s residence.
The trouble is the canal water mixes in the ecologically-sensitive Ennore Creek.
The river water appears to be discoloured for the past 3 months.
As per NGT’s directions, Prof Suman Kapur of BITS Pilani - Hyderabad should be involved in the survey and the CPCB would have to pay for the survey from its environment compensation fund.
Treated effluents from 25 industries are connected to many canals which go to the sea with such a system being approved by the government.
As per NGT directions, inspections were carried out at Surayapalem, Guntupalli and Ibrahimpatnam.
Material Recovery facilitys act as a temporary storage and segregation area before transporting the materials for recycling.
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board member secretary post falls vacant, will TN comply with SC order?
Sources reveal that hectic lobbying is underway for the member secretary’s post with a chance of the previous officer getting an extension.
Health experts said that Particulate Matter 10 level can trigger upper and lower respiratory infections.
The state government as well as TNPCB have to check how many healthcare centres are complying with Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2016.