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Kerala HC directs plywood units to adhere to guidelines

 The High Court has made it clear that the plywood companies that have valid consents of the Kerala Pollution Control Board can continue to function in Vengola panchayat.

published on : 10th February 2019

Sterlite plant closure: Supreme Court reserves judgment on pleas

The apex court’s decision to reserve its order follows its refusal to stay the National Green Tribunal (NGT) judgement on December 15, which allowed reopening of the Sterlite plant.

published on : 8th February 2019

95 top brands get notice on plastic use in Tamil Nadu

A notice was served to several companies including Burger King, CavinKare, Nestle, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Starbucks, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, etc.

published on : 7th February 2019

Staff to intensify agitation if APPCB sanctions Rs 300 cr loan to APUFIDC

In such a situation, it did not make sense for the board to divert funds to other departments, the employees said.

published on : 3rd February 2019

Centre cuts pollution control budget, draws flak from experts

The activists were also enraged about the government barely mentioning environment and climate change and not elaborating on financial allocation to the recently-launched National Clean Air Programme.

published on : 1st February 2019

All vehicles in Delhi to sport colour code stickers by October

The plan is to keep a check on air pollution, especially in winters when a particular type of vehicle can be banned.

published on : 1st February 2019

Vapour recovery device: CPCB to check its efficacy in sparsely populated areas

The green panel said the CPCB may also consider geographical and meteorological questions while furnishing its views on the matter.

published on : 31st January 2019

Delhi's air quality slips to ‘poor’ level, expected to get worse

Delhi’s air quality deteriorated to ‘poor’ on Saturday as the advantage from rainfall washing out pollutants “levelled off”.

published on : 27th January 2019

Kumbh Mela dip could be harmful, warn CPCB data

A holy dip in the Ganga during Kumbh Mela could be unsafe, as real-time monitoring data from the Central government show that the river’s water at Allahabad is not fit for drinking and bathing.

published on : 27th January 2019

To crackdown on e-waste, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board proposes a mega inventory

Chennai is a major information and communication technology and so there is an urgent need to prepare an inventory of E-waste generated in the State.

published on : 26th January 2019

Mushrooming brick kilns raise pollution concerns in Odisha

The smoke and dust emanating from the kilns often form clouds over the road, making it difficult for the tourists visiting Panchulingeswar.

published on : 24th January 2019

Manali Petrochemicals gets breather from Central Pollution Control Board

The Central Pollution Control Board on Friday revoked its earlier order directing Manali Petrochemicals to shut down operations of its Plant-I. 

published on : 19th January 2019

Pollution Control Board cracks whip, slaps Rs 1 crore fine on three civic bodies in Delhi

Open dumping of garbage contributes approximately 13.1 per cent and open garbage burning contributes to approximately 11.1 per cent in the air pollution incidents in Delhi NCR region.

published on : 18th January 2019

CPCB lashes out at Delhi traffic police, civic bodies for not timely addressing air pollution complaints

In its notice to the Delhi Traffic Police, the CPCB said it is observed that out of 429 complaints forwarded by the CPCB Sameer App, 213 complaints were resolved, but not within 24 hours.

published on : 16th January 2019

Delhi air pollution: CPCB wants action taken against violators

Delhi had recorded over 1,700 pollution violations in December, the maximum being construction and demolition activity, followed by open dumping of garbage.

published on : 16th January 2019
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