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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.
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.
A notice was served to several companies including Burger King, CavinKare, Nestle, Hindustan Unilever, Tata Starbucks, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, etc.
In such a situation, it did not make sense for the board to divert funds to other departments, the employees said.
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.
The plan is to keep a check on air pollution, especially in winters when a particular type of vehicle can be banned.
The green panel said the CPCB may also consider geographical and meteorological questions while furnishing its views on the matter.
Delhi’s air quality deteriorated to ‘poor’ on Saturday as the advantage from rainfall washing out pollutants “levelled off”.
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.
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.
The smoke and dust emanating from the kilns often form clouds over the road, making it difficult for the tourists visiting Panchulingeswar.
The Central Pollution Control Board on Friday revoked its earlier order directing Manali Petrochemicals to shut down operations of its Plant-I.
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.
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.
Delhi had recorded over 1,700 pollution violations in December, the maximum being construction and demolition activity, followed by open dumping of garbage.