‘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.
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.
The HRF said that the curfew imposed to contain the spread of the virus would cause difficulties for the public in attending the hearings.
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.
He added the report will contain an in-depth study on water pollution and solid waste management at Brahmapuram.
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.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has identified such potential industries, wherein existing nitrogen generation plants may be spared for the production of oxygen.
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.
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.
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.
The Temple City has been identified as one among the 124 non attainment cities in the country.
The state-owned power major was found to have violated muck disposal site maintenance norms, resulting in damage to the environment.
The Central Pollution Control Board prepared the guidelines about three months ago and forwarded it to all the States for implementation.
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.
Syed Khaja, Senior Environmental Officer, KSPCB, said that only around 100 buildings in Bengaluru will come under this category.