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Konark Witnesses Higher AQI This Diwali Despite Blanket Ban On Firecrackers

Puri: At a time when the Odisha government had taken a call to ban bursting of firecrackers this Diwali to restrict the spread of COVID-19 and to reduce the pollution in air, a report from Konark made all the arrangements void, at least for the environmentalists. As per the State Pollution Control Board, the Air […]

NGT Directs OSPCB To Go Tougher On Illegal Brick Kilns In Ganjam

Ganjam: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) to maintain vigil on illegal brick kilns in Ganjam district and complete the actions initiated against them within the requisite time frame. The principal bench of the NGT has issued the direction while disposing off a case pertaining to 640 […]

Illegal Polythene Manufacturing Units Busted In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: In a major crackdown, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) along with State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) officials raided illegal polythene manufacturing units in Mancheswar Industrial Estate area here on Tuesday and seized huge quantity of polythene materials from different units which costs lakhs of rupees. The team led by BMC Zonal Deputy Commissioner undertook raids […]

Breach in ash pond: Vedanta agrees to pay compensation & relocate villagers

Bhubaneswar/Jharsuguda: A few hours after the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) served a notice to Vedanta over a breach in ash pond, the company authorities agreed to pay compensation and relocate the villagers as per the Government guidelines. The decision was taken at a tripartite meeting at the District Collectorate in presence of local […]