Pollution Control Board

TNPCB told to take action against panchayat officials violating waste management rules

The green bench had taken suo moto cognisance based on a TNIE article titled 'Urapakkam residents brave death threats, turn cesspool into lake' and constituted a joint committee.

published on : 19th June 2022

Former Andhra Pradesh IAS officer EAS Sarma blames officials for recurrence of industrial mishaps

In a letter to Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma, he said that there seems to be no industrial unit that works without polluting its surroundings in Vizag.

published on : 18th June 2022

Tamil Nadu: Dharmapuri Pollution Control Board office is district's first zero waste building

The office used the waste generated to set up a herbal garden, an orchard and a petting zoo to encourage recycling and reusing among students and other government offices.

published on : 14th June 2022

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's new chief M Jayanthi promises transparency

In June 2017, the NGT directed the chairmen of 10 SPCBs, including Tamil Nadu, to give up their duties, as their appointment did not comply with the guidelines prescribed by the tribunal.

published on : 14th June 2022

Pyrolysis plant to make oil & carbon from 20 tonnes of plastic a day

A portion of the plastic waste generated in the city will soon be converted into furnace oil and carbon.

published on : 12th June 2022

States asked to phase out single-use plastic with public involvement

The ministry has also suggested setting up special teams for enforcement and imposing heavy penalties on defaulters.

published on : 5th June 2022

Need a week, not sure of finding source of ammonia gas leak: Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board

The PCB official suspected that the gas might have either leaked from the AC unit at Seed Intimate Apparel unit or the Effluent Treatment Plant.  

published on : 5th June 2022

No shortage of urea in Telangana: State agriculture department

Meanwhile, the State government officials held a meeting with the TSPCB officials and requested them not to stop production at RFCL.

published on : 31st May 2022

Telangana State Pollution Control Board order to RFCL may hit supply of fertilisers

Though RFCL has not stopped production, sources said that urea and ammonia production has been reduced by 50 per cent.

published on : 31st May 2022

TSPCB tells Ramagundam Fertilisers to stop production

“The Board is of the firm opinion that the industry is not complying with the consent conditions and Board directions, and also has not provided STP for residential colony of the industry.

published on : 30th 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

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

BPCL directed to pay Kerala PCB Rs 2 crore for unscientific greenbelt

The NGT also directed the PSU to increase the density of tree cover in the areas already earmarked for greenbelt, in consultation with the state forest department.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Ghadei wants OSPCB to curb pollution in Kalinga Nagar

Besides, open cast mining in Sukinda Chromites Valley has led to a spike in air pollution level in the area.

published on : 19th April 2022
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