Declare ‘student hour’ to encourage ECOmmute: TNPCB

According to the board, it would encourage high school students to adopt ECOmmute (cycle or walk) that would cut air pollution.  

published on : 26th November 2021

Only public, green transport for TNPCB staff once a week

TNPCB chairman A Udhayan told TNIE there are about 250 employees in the corporate office, and all senior officers and staff volunteered to take part in the initiative.

published on : 16th November 2021

TN appoints Udhayan as new TNPCB chairman

In June, 2017, NGT directed the chairpersons 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 : 24th October 2021

Venkatachalam just a tip of an iceberg at TNPCB?

Industry players allege corruption well-rooted and widely prevalent

published on : 25th September 2021

DVAC books TNPCB chief on graft charges

CP Balasubramanyam and SV Krishna Chaitanya

published on : 24th September 2021

Madras HC refuses to vacate stay on stone quarrying

They also directed for submission of a status report before the next hearing.

published on : 21st September 2021

TNPCB told to file affidavit on Vedanta’s plea

According to a petition filed by the Chief Operating Officer of the company, A Sumathi, the copper plant was given ‘consent to operate’ in 1996.

published on : 12th August 2021

NGT seeks status reports on efforts to restore Thamirabarani

Though action taken reports were submitted by the authorities on the temporary measures undertaken by them, the bench opined that the works are not being done at the expected speed.

published on : 24th June 2021

TNPCB begins proceedings against erring industries

Toxic foam formation took place in Mettur dam due to illegal dumping

published on : 28th March 2021

TNPCB urged to inspect Keelkattalai surplus canal

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) recently released a report saying there are no harmful chemicals or bacteria in Narayanapuram and Keelkattalai lakes.

published on : 20th March 2021

Narayanapuram and Keelkattalai lakes clean: TNPCB report

According to test results accessed by Express, neither bacteria nor chemicals were in excess to the prescribed limits.

published on : 18th March 2021

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board: Power connection to Sterlite snapped, unit closure ordered

TNPCB chairman Nasimuddin passed the orders on Wednesday late evening and power connection was cut in the early hours on Thursday.

published on : 25th May 2018

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board denies RTI applicant information on Thoothukudi Sterlite plant

The TNPCB has withheld information to an RTI applicant on Vedanta Limited’s Sterlite operations in Thoothukudi without giving proper justification.

published on : 29th April 2018

Sterlite challenges TNPCB order on plea seeking renewal of Consent To Operate for Thoothukudi copper smelter plant

The plea by Vedanta’s Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi to renew the CTO beyond March 31 was rejected since the guidelines stipulated by the TNPCB were not met adequately.

published on : 18th April 2018

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board refuses to renew consent for Thoothukudi Sterlite plant, smelting operations shut down indefinitely

The scheduled maintenance activities were supposed to be for a period of approximately 15 days, it is now likely to be extended.

published on : 10th April 2018
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