A Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board official said the board, in 2021, issued a closure notice to 40 units in the district for violating norms.
The weather office has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle along with gusty winds.
When discarded, plastic clogs waterways and chokes animals — not just sea turtles but whales, birds and all sorts of life.
Nearly 100-200 "Red category" and highly polluting units are illegally operating in the Sarurpur Industrial area which burns approximately 40-50 tons of E-Waste daily which has made the region toxic.
The RMC estimates the landfill site to have around 68,000 to 1 lakh tonne of mixed waste. Spread over around 10 acres.
With high-rises and tech parks, Bellandur ward biggest contributor
A major staff shortage at the Delhi government’s environment department has finally ended with the initiation of a new and young workforce.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her budget speech, underlined India's commitment to reduce its carbon footprint, saying the Budget proposes several near-term and long-term actions accordingly.
The tribunal also pulled up the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for failing to take action under the PMLA against the industrial units.
Next time you visit a petrol pump, you may have to show your ‘Pollution Under Control’ certificate to get your vehicle tanked up since the Delhi government is all set to make it mandatory.
Two to three vultures were also spotted recently, but even they have reportedly migrated since their nests were heavily damaged and there was an absence of food.
Hyderabadis are breathing the second-most toxic air in southern India.
It is only marginally behind Visakhapatnam in terms of pollution levels
An official said that their stations have registered the air quality index in Chandrapur exceeding 400 on Monday and the air quality index at Chandrapur Thermal Power Station crossing 325.
For Bengaluru, the number of 'good' AQI days in 2021 stood at 208 -- just marginally lower than the 214 days recorded in 2020.