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Show Cause Notices For Closure Issued To Flipkart, Patanjali Over PWM Rules, CPCB Tells NGT

New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has told the NGT that it has issued show cause notices for closure of operations to Flipkart and Patanjali Peya as they are not registered with it and have not responded to its communications on the matter. In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the […]

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Air pollution in Odisha's Bhubaneswar, Cuttack & Rourkela higher than B'lore, Raipur & Mumbai!

Bhubaneswar: Air pollution is real in Odisha, notwithstanding the claims of State government. The State’s three top cities Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Rourkela stand more polluted than cities like Raipur (Chhattisgarh capital), Indore (MP) and Bangalore (Karnataka). Even, the air of India’s commercial capital Mumbai looks better than the silver city and Odisha’s commercial city Cuttack […]

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Regulate Import Of Waste Tyres So That India Does Not Become Dump Yard: NGT

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to regulate import of waste tyres for use in pyrolysis industry so that India does not become a dump yard for highly polluting hazardous waste material from other countries. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said pyrolysis […]

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SBM in peril: Odisha figures 6th poorest in solid waste processing in 2018

Bhubaneswar: It looks quite paradoxical. Odisha figured among the top – 15 Solid Waste (SW) generators in the country in 2018. But the State had last year finished among the bottom -6 in processing of SW in the country. Since solid waste processing is the nerve centre of  Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), it seems the […]

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NGT orders audit of all state pollution control boards

New Delhi: Expressing concern over its functioning, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct within six months a performance audit of all the state pollution control boards and committees. The tribunal’s direction came while hearing a plea filed by Aryavart Foundation against discharge of untreated trade effluents […]

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Diwali more polluted this year than last: CPCB

New Delhi: This year’s Diwali was more polluted than last year’s due to heavy fireworks and unfavourable weather conditions like low temperature and wind speed, triggering a spike in particle pollutants, a report said on Friday. The report said that this year’s Diwali, which was on November 7, was as polluted as Diwali in 2016. […]

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Pollution due to mining engulfs Talcher, locals aggrieved

Talcher: Dust and smoke pollution menace arising out of rampant mining activities in Talcher has put on a demonic form throwing normal life of city denizens out of gear while resulting in different kinds of diseases. As per sources, the Central Pollution Control Board in 2009-10 had earlier identified Talcher-Angul among the critical polluted category […]