Chennai’s air quality ‘poor’, index touches 240
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) officials attributed the sudden jump in pollution levels to unfavourable meteorological conditions.
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board notifies new rules to check sewage disposal
Solid waste shall be properly collected and managed as per the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, and banned single use plastic shall not be used on the premises, the release added.
Battery makers have to comply with new norms
The notification is applicable to producers, dealers, consumers, entities involved in collection, segregation, transportation, refurbishment and recycling of waste batteries.
Chennai to get five more air quality monitoring stations at Rs 7.08 crore
The council granted its approval to implement this project with funds from the 15th finance commission under the National Air Quality Improvement Scheme.
Ragpickers to spearhead fight against plastic in Tamil Nadu
State to take their count at districts, mulls ways to incentivise them.
State pollution body plans more tests amid gas scare in Chennai's Tiruvottiyur
Environment Minister V Siva Meyyanathan said that he would instruct TNTNPCB to intensify testing, detect the source and initiate appropriate action against erring companies.
Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons traces found in air of Chennai's Tiruvottiyur
A CPCL spokesperson said that the entire pipeline system inside CPCL integrity was checked and there was no leakage.
Nine stone quarries functioning without Tamil Nadu PCB clearance, claims former MLA
Raviarunan urged the officer to clarify what kind of violation was observed in the remaining 16 quarries and how much amount was imposed as penalty on the erring units.
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board control room to check use of banned plastics in State
The control room will operate daily from 9.30 am to 6 pm till July 31 and provide guidance and information as may be sought by various stakeholders regarding the ban.
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.
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.
Biomining at Rajapalayam dump yard remains a non-starter
The site is hardly 200 metre away from the seashore and it is surrounded by salterns.
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.
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board orders closure, disconnects power to Sterlite in Thoothukudi; DMK chief Stalin detained for protesting at secretariat
The decision was followed by an inspection carried out by Joint Chief Environmental Engineer on May 18-19.
Thoothukudi factory currently non-operational: Sterlite Copper
Sterlite said the facility has been shut since March 27 when the company took up annual scheduled maintenance.
Sterlite dumping hazardous waste since 2013 sans nod, says Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board
For the past five years, Sterlite Copper’s smelter plant in Thoothukudi has been disposing of thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste without authorisation.
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.
Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-neta Atiq Ahmed held guilty, his brother acquitted
Chardham Yatra: VIP pilgrims will have to pay Rs 300 for darshan at Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham.
Those involved in corruption coming on one platform: PM Modi attacks Opposition parties
Namibian cheetah’s death at Kuno National Park gets political colour in Madhya Pradesh
BSF shoots at three drones on Indo-Pak border, recovers 10 kg heroin