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100 polluting industries in Maharashtra asked to take corrective actions in three months

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

Almost 100 industries in the state are emitting particulate matter which is almost twice as much the safe limit prescribed by the Union environment ministry. The Maharashtra Pollution Control...

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PPCB raids industrial units to check noise, air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 19, 2018

To check the noise and air pollution caused due to the industrial units, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Monday inspected several industrial units under the Tandarust Punjab Mission...

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Industrial zones under scanner for pollution in Greater Cochin area

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2017

In an attempt to ensure that Kochi does not go the Delhi way in terms of air pollution, Kerala state pollution control board (KSPCB) will monitor and record the entire pollution parameters in...

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Karnataka State Pollution Control Board issues notice for closure of pollution-causing industries

By : sustainabilityo..., May 5, 2017

A notice was issued by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) regarding issuance of directions of closure of certain industries, slaughterhouses and a few industries located in the...

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NGT shuts 13 polluting industries along Ganga channel

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed 13 polluting industries situated along tributary or major drain of the Ganga river to be shut down.


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40 illegal factories sealed in Loni, Ghaziabad

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2017

In a major crackdown on illegal factories operating in Loni, the district administration has sealed over 40 units operating without the consent of the regional pollution control board and other...

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Government to crack the whip on 1,000 polluting industries along Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2017

The government has decided to crack the whip on 1,000 industrial units across five states along the Ganga that are continuing to empty untreated waste into the river.


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NGT raps pollution control board for laxity in Kanpur

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 25, 2016

Taking a tough stand against pollution control authorities of UP regarding discharge of effluents from tanneries in Jajmau in Kanpur, a bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), headed by...

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CPCB likely to take decision on lifting moratorium on 3 industrial clusters soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

Decision on lifting moratorium on three industrial clusters in Gujarat–Vapi, Ankleshwar and Vatva–will be taken soon with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) all set to present its final...

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Civic body may outsource Godavari clean-up task

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 10, 2016

The Nashik Municipal Corporation is planning to outsource the job of cleaning up the Godavari along with other rivers and nullahs in the city through a private contractor.


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