A treacherous terrain lies ahead for the Thoothukudi mayor

The drawback of the old city is the narrow roads and improper drainage facility. It relies on the Puckle canal built in 1880's to drain the waste water into the Gulf of Mannar.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Vijayawada city to get four air quality monitoring stations

According to the officials, tender procedure for the project has been completed and each station will be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 1 crore in the proposed locations.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Pilot study on beach litter pollution released

Mahapatra congratulated the authors for the methodological analysis and useful outcome of the volume.

published on : 1st March 2022

Factory effluent sullying Pini river, allege Dharmapuri villagers

'Pini river is a freshwater source which is fed by rains and flows down the Eastern ghats through Pappireddipatti before draining into Thenpennai.'

published on : 28th February 2022

Air quality around thermal power plants in Thoothukudi still poor 

A report of State Pollution Control Board (PCB) said the Air Quality Index (AQI) at the cluster of thermal power plants in the district is still poor due to high level of particulate matter.

published on : 26th February 2022

PCB asked to probe pollution of Kadambrayar river

Dumping of garbage is killing the Kadambrayar and a collective effort is needed to restore the river to its pristine glory, said committee chairman E K Vijayan.

published on : 26th February 2022

Periyar changes colour again, water samples sent for testing

A discolouration of the Periyar was reported again near the Eloor-Pathalam regulator-cum-bridge on Thursday.

published on : 25th February 2022

Delhi plans to increase sewage treatment capacity to 95 per cent by year-end: Report 

Delhi generates around 744 million gallons of sewage a day -- 80 percent of the 930 MGD water supply.

published on : 24th February 2022

MoEF submits report to NGT on SCCL expansion

One of the major accusations against the mining company is extracting more coal than permitted, which was compensated for.

published on : 24th February 2022

Dhamtari SP galvanises police team against DJ loudspeakers, school examinees relieved

Noise pollution by DJs or loudspeakers hindering the studies of students preparing for examination will be curbed. There is also a directive by the high court, Dhamtari SP Prashant Thakur said.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Reimagining a pollution-free sky

This project offers youngsters an understanding of air toxicity through the images they click of the sky above them

published on : 22nd February 2022

OSPCB asks people to shun single use plastic

The pollution watchdog directed the government agencies to intensify enforcement activities and take action against violators under the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

published on : 22nd February 2022

CM announces Tungabhadra aarti on lines of Ganga aarti  

Bommai stressed on the need to prevent pollution of rivers and said all rivers in Karnataka that flow through urban areas are polluted.

published on : 21st February 2022

Industries in Delhi must obtain consent from Pollution Control Committee to function

In a public notice, the DPCC said violation of the norms could entail effective closure of a unit or disconnection of electricity and water supplies to it.

published on : 20th February 2022

Pollution curbs to be lifted as air remains clean in Delhi

Air quality in Delhi-NCR is not likely to reach into ‘very poor’ zone and is expected to be better over the coming days due to improved meteorological conditions, said a report.

published on : 18th February 2022
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