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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

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

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

NGT mulls Tamilian judge to head panel

Heated arguments were witnessed at the urgent hearing on Thursday with NGT chairman AK Goel rejecting all three names proposed by Sterlite counsel C Aryama Sundaram. ​

published on : 31st August 2018

Poor to severe air quality observed in Delhi for a total of 398 days in last three years: CPCB

In 2018 (till August 26), poor to severe air quality was observed for 120 days, while in 2017 it was 125 days and in 2016 it was 153.

published on : 27th August 2018

CPCB map indicates most of Ganga water in UP-West Bengal stretch unfit for drinking, bathing

The National Green Tribunal last month directed the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to install display boards at a gap of 100 km to indicate whether the water was fit for bathing or drinking.

published on : 14th August 2018

OSPCB yet to ascertain cause of burning leaves in Paradip

On Friday, a team of Agriculture department, led by Assistant Agriculture Officer Pradosh Behera, had visited the spot and collected samples from roots and leaves of the affected trees.

published on : 12th August 2018

52 firms in Tamil Nadu yet to report protocols for online monitoring of emissions

Compliance Reporting Protocols were developed to track discharge of pollutants from firms.

published on : 11th August 2018
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