State Pollution Control Board

NGT closes proceedings after Jindal Steel & Power Limited pays Rs 2 crore

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."

published on : 7th August 2022

‘Uttarakhand government callous towards plastic issue’ 

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.

published on : 15th July 2022

Illegal mining: NGT slams Odisha State Pollution Control Board, seeks better report

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.

published on : 9th July 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

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

Kathajodi river situation is alarming, pollution watchdog informs HC

The court had sought a report from the SPCB on the water quality at the spot where it is discharged into Kathajodi river.

published on : 30th 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

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

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

Hockey World Cup venue has too much filth to clear

The RMC estimates the landfill site to have around 68,000 to 1 lakh tonne of mixed waste. Spread over around 10 acres.

published on : 8th February 2022

Vigilance recovers Rs 16.89 lakh from Pollution Control Board engineer's Aluva home

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.

published on : 17th December 2021

Bengaluru: Gutsy woman fights her building association against sewage dumping violations

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

published on : 3rd November 2021

Rains help clean out Hyderabad's Hussainsagar lake

The Pollution Control Board said the gush of stormwater restored the lake’s condition to normal after Ganesh idol immersions.  

published on : 14th October 2021

Mixed response for Hindalco plant in Odisha's Kansariguda

Villagers have sought improved compensation package, healthcare and better job opportunities.

published on : 8th October 2021

Antimicrobial resistance study in water bodies in limbo

In addition, places which lack facilities to treat municipal, community and household wastes are also vulnerable to AMR. 

published on : 27th May 2019

Hyderabad spews poison all over, but no money for the clean-up act

State government has failed to allocate money to TSPCB in its current budget to curb increasing pollution levels.

published on : 23rd March 2018

The curious math of Telangana's missing biomedical waste

Waste from 12,755 hospital beds does not reach treatment plants, says data. Then, where does it all end-up?

published on : 20th March 2018

Telangana: Does biomedical waste reach treatment plants?

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?

published on : 20th March 2018
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