Pollution Control Board

‘Anand Vihar smog tower missed deadline, will be ready by August 31’: Central Pollution Control Board

Though the agencies had sought special permission to continue the construction work during the lockdown, the restriction on the movement of manpower and material led to some delay.

published on : 16th June 2021

NGT sets deadline for report on reclaimed Mahanadi river bed

The interim application will be taken up on July 5, the next date fixed for hearing on the matter along with the committee’s report.

published on : 11th June 2021

PCB postpones public hearing on distillery after protest

The HRF said that the curfew imposed to contain the spread of the virus would cause difficulties for the public in attending the hearings.

published on : 26th May 2021

HRF flays Andhra PCB for public hearings during curfew

Even though the partial curfew restrictions were in force across the state, the PCB authorities are conducting meetings, violating norms and causing severe threat to the public lives. 

published on : 23rd May 2021

‘Willful negligence’ at Brahmapuram: PCB to submit report to NGT

He added the report will contain an in-depth study on water pollution and solid waste management at Brahmapuram.

published on : 18th May 2021

Back-to-back rains improve Hyderabad's Air Quality Index

According to data from the Telangana State Pollution Control Board, the city's Air Quality Index is being recorded in 'good category' since the last few days.

published on : 6th May 2021

Centre to produce oxygen from nitrogen generators at 30 industries

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified such potential industries, wherein existing nitrogen generation plants may be spared for the production of oxygen.  

published on : 1st May 2021

Leakage contaminating water, replace pipelines, demand Kurnool residents  

Regional environmental engineer of AP Pollution Control Board, BY Muni Prasad, said the body would examine the water if any industrial waste discharge has polluted it.

published on : 9th April 2021

Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board issues closure order for two industrial units in Prakasam

The AP Central Power Distribution Company Ltd has been asked to disconnect power supply to the Ever Health Life Sciences and the GMS Pharma Company with immediate effect.

published on : 26th March 2021

Thanks to pollution and unplanned urbanisation, Hyderabad water bodies dying a slow death 

According to data available with the Telangana State Pollution Control Board pertaining to water bodies, Hussainsagar - spread across 5.7 sq km - is one of the most polluted in Hyderabad.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Madurai gasping for fresh air

The Temple City has been identified as one among the 124 non attainment cities in the country.

published on : 27th February 2021

NGT directs NTPC to pay Rs 58 lakh for damaging environment in Uttarakhand

The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.

published on : 23rd February 2021

ULBs told to follow Pollution Control Board guidelines for disposal of carcasses

The Central Pollution Control Board prepared the guidelines about three months ago and forwarded it to all the States for implementation.

published on : 21st February 2021

Coal-fired brick kilns cannot be allowed to operate in NCR during severe pollution: NGT

The tribunal had earlier rejected a plea to allow brick kilns running on 'Zig-Zag' technology in NCR saying their operation will have a disastrous effect on the air quality.

published on : 18th February 2021

Sensors for STPs now must only for large apartments in Bengaluru

Syed Khaja, Senior Environmental Officer, KSPCB, said that only around 100 buildings in Bengaluru will come under this category.

published on : 8th February 2021
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