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KSPCB plans to introduce a mobile laboratory, which can detect the quality of air and water early as samples can be examined on the spot.
For the past five years, Sterlite Copper’s smelter plant in Thoothukudi has been disposing of thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste without authorisation.
Sterlite challenges TNPCB order on plea seeking renewal of Consent To Operate for Thoothukudi copper smelter plant
The plea by Vedanta’s Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi to renew the CTO beyond March 31 was rejected since the guidelines stipulated by the TNPCB were not met adequately.
Researchers in the US and Britain have accidentally engineered an enzyme which eats plastic and may eventually help solve the growing problem of plastic pollution, a study said Monday.
State produced 38,466.21 tonnes in 2016-17 fiscal; only 11 recycling plants were functional
The meet also recommended for establishing regulatory councils at the Central and state levels to coordinate the activities for curbing marine and estuarine debris.
However, it was Kollam, which had 45 industries, that generated the highest amount of hazardous waste – 18,318.595 tonnes – in 2016-17.
The much-vaunted two-stroke auto scrapping scheme announced by the transport department seems to have failed.
Over 7,000 buses, a majority from neighbouring states, were booked for flouting pollution norms in the national capital in the last six years, the Delhi government informed the state Assembly.
Exposure to road traffic and outdoor air pollution significantly increases the risk of asthma, according to a study.
While pollution board officials blame the firms, locals say the issue is not new to them
A probe is being conducted by the board against another company, Thakur Chemicals, to find out if it is also involved in such illegal activity.
The presence of E.coli in water indicates the water has been contaminated with fecal material that may contain disease causing microorganisms.
Ultra-clean Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel, at no additional price, will be supplied in the national capital from Sunday in a bid to combat alarming levels of air pollution.
The doctors are expressing concern regarding the increase, stating that human ear can tolerate a maximum of 70 decibels for a span of 2 to 3 hours in an entire day.