Pollution

Eminent citizens’ reminder awakens authorities to act against noise pollution in Chhattisgarh

The plea by the prominent citizens led the authorities issue an order to the field officials in Raipur to stringently comply and control the noise pollution.

published on : 24th May 2022

TN scheme to rejuvenate Cauvery, curb pollution awaits central fund

Vivasayigal Munnetra Kazhagam state general secretary K Balasubramani said farmers living in tail end of the river are struggling to continue agriculture due to water pollution.

published on : 21st May 2022

Illegal sand mining doesn't come under pollution control board purview, says report submitted in HC

The Madras High Court on November 12 last year added the TNPCB as a party, and the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) as a respondent to the case pertaining to illegal beach sand mining.

published on : 19th May 2022

Over 23.5 lakh premature deaths in India due to pollution in 2019, highest in world: Study

Air pollution -- both household and ambient -- was responsible for the greatest number of deaths at 6.67 million worldwide and about 16.7 lakh in India

published on : 18th May 2022

Executing orders not in courts’ hands: Justice Veerappa

No one had expected Bengaluru to grow like this and work should be done to ensure it does not become a  concrete city, he said.

published on : 18th May 2022

Untreated sewage flow chokes Thenambakkam lake, leaves animals sick  

They said indiscriminate release of untreated sewage into the  of the 250-acre lake for more than eight years has resulted in pollution of ground water.

published on : 16th May 2022

Action sought against officials over Thamirabarani river pollution

Muthuraman sought directions to initiate legal action against the authorities of PWD and TNPCB for the human rights violation.

published on : 14th May 2022

Air pollution: Delhi government extends campaign against open burning till June 13

Ten departments have deployed around 500 teams to check open burning of waste in the city.

published on : 12th May 2022

33 per cent increase in greening target for Delhi in 2022-23: Air panel

CAQM held consultations with Delhi government to finalise ‘greening action plan’; Miyawaki technique among other schemes proposed.

published on : 12th May 2022

Give speedy clearances to industries, APPCB urged

The officials informed him that the Central teams inspected 250 industries last year and collected samples for analysis. 

published on : 11th May 2022

Will enforce SC order on loudspeakers: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Demanding that the government implement the SC order and remove unauthorised loudspeakers, Sriram Sene members played devotional songs at temples in Hubballi-Dharwad and other places.

published on : 10th May 2022

Save the skin

Among the many things that take a hit due to soaring temperatures and polluted air is our skin’s elasticity.

published on : 8th May 2022

File status report on Vaigai restoration work: HC

A vacation bench comprising Justices T Raja and D Bharatha Chakravarthy gave the direction while hearing a batch of (PILs) filed since 2015 for the restoration and rejuvenation of the river.

published on : 7th May 2022

Delhi's average air quality index this April worst for the month since 2016

The average air quality index in Delhi in April this year was 256, the worst for the month since 2016, according to CPCB data.

published on : 1st May 2022

Activists flag air pollution in SIPCOT Cuddalore, ask TNPCB to act

The SACEM alleged that the TNPCB neither has a proper continuous air monitoring system, nor has found to have taken necessary action against the polluters.

published on : 1st May 2022
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