Taking note of it, the bench of B. Amit Sthalekar (Judicial Member) and Saibal Dasgupta (Expert Member) on Thursday said, “Nothing further remains for adjudication."
The Uttarakhand High Court has termed the conduct of the state government authorities as “insensitive” in the management and disposal of solid and plastic waste.
The petition alleged that illegal laterite stone mining was ongoing at 40 different sites in Khurda district to an extent of 500 acre encompassing several villages.
Meanwhile, the State government officials held a meeting with the TSPCB officials and requested them not to stop production at RFCL.
Though RFCL has not stopped production, sources said that urea and ammonia production has been reduced by 50 per cent.
“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.
Besides, open cast mining in Sukinda Chromites Valley has led to a spike in air pollution level in the area.
The court had sought a report from the SPCB on the water quality at the spot where it is discharged into Kathajodi river.
Mahapatra congratulated the authors for the methodological analysis and useful outcome of the volume.
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.
The pollution watchdog directed the government agencies to intensify enforcement activities and take action against violators under the Environmental Protection Act 1986.
The RMC estimates the landfill site to have around 68,000 to 1 lakh tonne of mixed waste. Spread over around 10 acres.
Officers of the VACB were in for a surprise when they raided an Aluva flat belonging to an official with the Kerala State Pollution Control Board.
An RTI filed by Prema found that half-yearly compliance reports had not been filed by the builders (Prestige Group) themselves for multiple projects under their belt, including Prestige Tranquility
The Pollution Control Board said the gush of stormwater restored the lake’s condition to normal after Ganesh idol immersions.
Villagers have sought improved compensation package, healthcare and better job opportunities.
In addition, places which lack facilities to treat municipal, community and household wastes are also vulnerable to AMR.
State government has failed to allocate money to TSPCB in its current budget to curb increasing pollution levels.
Waste from 12,755 hospital beds does not reach treatment plants, says data. Then, where does it all end-up?
Biomedical waste collected in colour coded bags leave the premises of healthcare facilities but do they reach the biomedical waste treatment facility or get sold midway?